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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 45' South
Longitude: 35° 16' 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"998.66 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 minorth998.69 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 35' South
Longitude: 102° 17' 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"932.66 miwest0° 01' 19.6"1.52 misouth932.60 mi
24 hours14° 27' 37.6"936.51 mieast0° 07' 28.2"8.57 minorth936.93 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 AM463 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióTue 11:34 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
RecifeTue 11:34 AM847 km527 miles458 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:34 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:34 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 11:34 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmNorthwest NW
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