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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

UTC time = Monday, February 4, 2013 at 1:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 25° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.81 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"997.03 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miNorth997.06 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.7"1.34 miEast0° 18' 13.5"20.89 miNorth20.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 107° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.93 meters/second, 1515.4 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.69 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.6"941.28 miWest0° 04' 36.4"5.28 miSouth941.08 mi
24 hours14° 09' 38.7"924.39 miEast1° 14' 42.2"85.65 miSouth924.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:56 AM1351 km840 miles730 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 10:56 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 10:56 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:56 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 1:56 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmEast E
São Paulo *Mon 11:56 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 11:56 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:56 PM2959 km1838 miles1597 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 10:56 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownMon 1:56 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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