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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 35' South
Longitude: 58° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.46 meters/second, 1664.8 km/hour, 1034.5 miles/hour or 898.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.54 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.4"5.16 miwest0° 23' 04.9"26.44 misouth26.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 14' South
Longitude: 63° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"999.76 miwest0° 10' 46.0"12.33 misouth999.69 mi
24 hours11° 55' 16.5"821.22 mieast4° 11' 14.7"287.78 misouth866.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausFri 11:40 AM266 km165 miles144 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémFri 12:40 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémFri 12:40 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboFri 12:40 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 11:40 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 12:40 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownFri 11:40 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth N
BrasiliaFri 12:40 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 11:40 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainFri 11:40 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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