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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 14:44:00 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 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 11:44 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 11:44 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:44 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:44 AM925 km575 miles500 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 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:44 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:44 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorthwest NW
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