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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 12, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' South, Longitude: 35° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.10 meters/second, 1623.9 km/hour, 1009.1 miles/hour or 876.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.82 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1008.99 miwest0° 00' 50.2"0.96 minorth1009.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 20.5"0.38 miwest0° 20' 12.1"23.15 minorth23.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 23' North, Longitude: 9° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.80 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.1"1003.93 miwest0° 11' 48.0"13.51 minorth1003.98 mi
24 hours11° 27' 53.4"792.86 mieast4° 35' 03.5"315.01 minorth851.65 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 AM358 km223 miles193 nmWest W
MaceióTue 11:34 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
RecifeTue 11:34 AM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM1140 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:34 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:34 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneTue 11:34 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNorthwest NW
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