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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

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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° 18' 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"997.14 miwest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 minorth997.17 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.3"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° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.79 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 817.9 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' 08.3"941.02 miwest0° 04' 31.5"5.19 misouth940.81 mi
24 hours14° 10' 21.5"924.95 mieast1° 12' 37.6"83.27 misouth925.20 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 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:34 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:34 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:34 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:34 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneMon 11:34 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmNorthwest NW
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