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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: 35° 13' 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"16.80 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1007.55 miwest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 minorth1007.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.2"0.17 miwest0° 19' 58.8"22.90 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° 24' South, Longitude: 20° 48' 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"1001.32 miwest0° 12' 01.8"13.78 minorth1001.52 mi
24 hours11° 46' 58.3"813.65 mieast4° 47' 19.5"329.05 minorth878.66 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 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióMon 11:34 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
RecifeMon 11:34 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM1380 km857 miles745 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:34 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:34 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 11:34 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNorthwest NW
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