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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° 01' 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"997.01 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 minorth997.04 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: 101° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.02 meters/second, 1515.7 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"941.47 miwest0° 04' 39.1"5.33 misouth941.26 mi
24 hours14° 09' 14.2"924.11 mieast1° 15' 52.1"86.98 misouth924.56 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 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast E
RecifeMon 10:34 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:34 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:34 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:34 AM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:34 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:34 PM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 11:34 AM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 1:34 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:34 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNortheast NE
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