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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 2:24:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 32° 31' 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"997.06 miWest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 miNorth997.09 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.5"1.34 miEast0° 18' 13.9"20.89 miNorth20.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 113° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.83 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' 09.0"941.04 miWest0° 04' 33.0"5.22 miSouth940.84 mi
24 hours14° 10' 09.4"924.75 miEast1° 13' 13.0"83.94 miSouth925.03 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 AM728 km452 miles393 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:24 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:24 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:24 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Mon 12:24 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:24 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 11:24 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:24 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 2:24 PM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmEast E
Montevideo *Mon 12:24 PM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmSouthwest SW

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