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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 2:44:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 37° 31' 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"997.08 miWest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 miNorth997.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.3"1.34 miEast0° 18' 14.2"20.90 miNorth20.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 118° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 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' 07.8"940.88 miWest0° 04' 30.5"5.17 miSouth940.67 mi
24 hours14° 10' 31.3"925.00 miEast1° 12' 09.2"82.72 miSouth925.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusMon 11:44 AM216 km134 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 11:44 AM236 km146 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 11:44 AM355 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:44 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:44 AM929 km577 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:44 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:44 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:44 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:44 AM1367 km850 miles738 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:44 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorthwest NW

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