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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 50' South
Longitude: 22° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.32 meters/second, 1628.4 km/hour, 1011.8 miles/hour or 879.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.5"1011.75 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.5"0.80 miwest0° 20' 36.9"23.62 minorth23.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 00' North
Longitude: 25° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.56 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"989.91 miwest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 minorth989.73 mi
24 hours11° 15' 12.1"766.66 mieast3° 38' 18.4"250.11 minorth801.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 10:44 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 10:44 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest W
JamestownThu 1:44 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaThu 10:44 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:44 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 1:44 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:44 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:44 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Thu 11:44 AM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 11:44 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-southwest WSW
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