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Day and Night World Map

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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 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 03' South
Longitude: 50° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 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' 56.7"997.20 miwest0° 00' 45.2"0.87 minorth997.23 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.0"1.33 mieast0° 18' 14.8"20.91 minorth20.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 27' South
Longitude: 130° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.9"940.52 miwest0° 04' 24.1"5.05 misouth940.32 mi
24 hours14° 11' 26.2"925.69 mieast1° 09' 25.8"79.61 misouth925.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Mon 1:34 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
Anápolis *Mon 1:34 PM145 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasMon 12:34 PM212 km131 miles114 nmWest W
Brasilia *Mon 1:34 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast E
São Paulo *Mon 1:34 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:34 PM1069 km665 miles577 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 12:34 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 12:34 PM1317 km819 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 11:34 AM1623 km1009 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:34 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorth N
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