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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 34° 58' 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"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.5"1011.72 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 minorth1011.75 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 Latitude: 10° 08' North, Longitude: 14° 01' 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"989.44 miwest0° 09' 46.4"11.19 minorth989.25 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.5"766.31 mieast3° 37' 01.8"248.64 minorth801.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióThu 11:34 AM360 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 11:34 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest W
RecifeThu 11:34 AM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 11:34 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:34 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Thu 12:34 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Thu 12:34 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 11:34 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneThu 11:34 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 11:34 AM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmWest-southwest WSW
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