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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 04' South
Longitude: 25° 48' 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"997.10 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 minorth997.13 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 20' South
Longitude: 107° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.93 meters/second, 1515.3 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' 10.5"941.34 miwest0° 04' 36.2"5.28 misouth941.13 mi
24 hours14° 09' 39.9"924.47 mieast1° 14' 38.7"85.58 misouth924.85 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 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 10:56 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 10:56 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:56 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 1:56 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmEast E
São Paulo *Mon 11:56 AM2333 km1449 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 11:56 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmWest W
BelémMon 10:56 AM2968 km1844 miles1602 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 1:56 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 1:56 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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