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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 34° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.2"998.59 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 minorth998.62 mi
24 hours0° 01' 00.5"1.12 mieast0° 18' 30.3"21.21 minorth21.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' South, Longitude: 102° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.05 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.55 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 03.7"932.60 miwest0° 01' 19.8"1.53 misouth932.54 mi
24 hours14° 27' 37.1"936.44 mieast0° 07' 24.4"8.49 minorth936.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióTue 11:34 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
RecifeTue 11:34 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM1384 km860 miles748 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:34 AM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:34 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 11:34 AM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmNorthwest NW
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