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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 21' South
Longitude: 40° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.16 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.3"995.64 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth995.67 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.0"1.55 mieast0° 17' 57.7"20.58 minorth20.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 02' South
Longitude: 135° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.23 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.1"955.45 miwest0° 07' 11.0"8.24 misouth955.18 mi
24 hours13° 38' 22.1"902.23 mieast2° 22' 31.3"163.38 misouth911.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória da ConquistaSun 11:56 AM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
Teófilo Otoni *Sun 12:56 PM184 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ItabunaSun 11:56 AM236 km147 miles128 nmNortheast NE
IlhéusSun 11:56 AM249 km155 miles134 nmNortheast NE
Vitória *Sun 12:56 PM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
SalvadorSun 11:56 AM451 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
Belo Horizonte *Sun 12:56 PM498 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 12:56 PM759 km471 miles410 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:56 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Sun 12:56 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
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