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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 29' South
Longitude: 35° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.95 meters/second, 1630.6 km/hour, 1013.2 miles/hour or 880.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.89 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"1013.16 miwest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 minorth1013.19 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.0"1.01 miwest0° 20' 49.3"23.86 minorth23.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 46' North
Longitude: 24° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.6"976.34 miwest0° 08' 11.7"9.39 minorth976.10 mi
24 hours11° 18' 27.2"759.83 mieast2° 56' 01.9"201.73 minorth781.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióFri 11:34 AM316 km196 miles171 nmNorth N
SalvadorFri 11:34 AM355 km221 miles192 nmWest W
RecifeFri 11:34 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:34 PM999 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 11:34 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Fri 12:34 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:34 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Fri 12:34 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 11:34 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneFri 11:34 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmNorthwest NW
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