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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 03' South
Longitude: 32° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 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"997.13 miwest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 minorth997.16 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.5"1.34 mieast0° 18' 13.9"20.90 minorth20.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 22' South
Longitude: 114° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 08.8"941.10 miwest0° 04' 32.8"5.21 misouth940.90 mi
24 hours14° 10' 10.6"924.83 mieast1° 13' 09.6"83.88 misouth925.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 11:24 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:24 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:24 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:24 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Mon 12:24 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:24 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 11:24 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:24 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 2:24 PM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmEast E
Montevideo *Mon 12:24 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmSouthwest SW
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