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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 47' South
Longitude: 34° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.14 meters/second, 1634.9 km/hour, 1015.9 miles/hour or 882.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.93 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.93 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.8"1015.83 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1015.86 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.5"1.42 miwest0° 21' 11.9"24.29 minorth24.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 51' North
Longitude: 48° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.9"950.75 miwest0° 04' 19.2"4.96 minorth950.56 mi
24 hours11° 32' 08.5"755.33 mieast1° 18' 49.4"90.37 minorth757.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióSun 11:30 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 11:30 AM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
SalvadorSun 11:30 AM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 11:30 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:30 PM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 11:30 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSun 11:30 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSun 11:30 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloSun 11:30 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:30 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorthwest NW
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