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Day and Night World Map

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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 20° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"997.08 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 minorth997.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.9"1.35 mieast0° 18' 13.4"20.88 minorth20.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' South, Longitude: 102° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.01 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.8"941.53 miwest0° 04' 39.0"5.33 misouth941.32 mi
24 hours14° 09' 15.5"924.19 mieast1° 15' 48.6"86.92 misouth924.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 1:34 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast E
RecifeMon 10:34 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:34 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:34 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:34 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:34 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:34 PM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 11:34 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 1:34 PM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 11:34 AM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmWest W
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