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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 50' South
Longitude: 35° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.34 meters/second, 1628.4 km/hour, 1011.9 miles/hour or 879.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.5"1011.79 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.82 mi
24 hours0° 00' 43.0"0.81 miwest0° 20' 37.4"23.63 minorth23.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 09' North
Longitude: 13° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.38 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"989.50 miwest0° 09' 46.3"11.19 minorth989.31 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.5"766.36 mieast3° 37' 00.1"248.62 minorth801.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorThu 11:34 AM353 km219 miles190 nmWest W
MaceióThu 11:34 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
RecifeThu 11:34 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 11:34 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:34 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Thu 12:34 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Thu 12:34 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 11:34 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 11:34 AM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneThu 11:34 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorthwest NW
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