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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

UTC time = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 34° 58' 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"1013.09 miWest0° 00' 51.8"0.99 miNorth1013.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.0"1.01 miWest0° 20' 49.3"23.85 miNorth23.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' North, Longitude: 25° 16' 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 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.6"976.28 miWest0° 08' 11.9"9.39 miNorth976.04 mi
24 hours11° 18' 26.8"759.78 miEast2° 56' 03.8"201.76 miNorth781.19 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 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorFri 11:34 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest W
RecifeFri 11:34 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:34 PM990 km615 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 11:34 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Fri 12:34 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:34 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Fri 12:34 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmSouthwest SW
BelémFri 11:34 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorthwest NW
CayenneFri 11:34 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmNorthwest NW

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