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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 2:34:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 35° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 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"997.07 miWest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 miNorth997.10 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.5"1.34 miEast0° 18' 14.1"20.90 miNorth20.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 116° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.79 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.3 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' 08.4"940.96 miWest0° 04' 31.6"5.19 miSouth940.76 mi
24 hours14° 10' 20.3"924.87 miEast1° 12' 41.3"83.33 miSouth925.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:34 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:34 AM2188 km1360 miles1181 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:34 AM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:34 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneMon 11:34 AM3005 km1867 miles1622 nmNorthwest NW

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