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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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 47' South, Longitude: 34° 00' 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"1015.76 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1015.79 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.5"1.42 miwest0° 21' 11.9"24.28 minorth24.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 48° 57' 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"950.69 miwest0° 04' 19.3"4.96 minorth950.50 mi
24 hours11° 32' 08.1"755.28 mieast1° 18' 51.8"90.41 minorth757.67 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 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 11:30 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorSun 11:30 AM504 km313 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSun 11:30 AM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:30 PM890 km553 miles480 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 11:30 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSun 11:30 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de JaneiroSun 11:30 AM1575 km978 miles850 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloSun 11:30 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:30 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmNorthwest NW
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