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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 11, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' South, Longitude: 34° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.46 meters/second, 1621.7 km/hour, 1007.6 miles/hour or 875.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1007.48 miwest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 minorth1007.51 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.2"0.17 miwest0° 19' 58.8"22.89 minorth22.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' South, Longitude: 20° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.5"1001.25 miwest0° 12' 01.8"13.78 minorth1001.45 mi
24 hours11° 46' 59.3"813.61 mieast4° 47' 19.6"329.03 minorth878.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM396 km246 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióMon 11:34 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth N
RecifeMon 11:34 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:34 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:34 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 11:34 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmNorthwest NW
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