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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 57' South
Longitude: 43° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.21 meters/second, 1664.0 km/hour, 1033.9 miles/hour or 898.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.98 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.0"5.05 miwest0° 23' 01.4"26.37 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 16' South
Longitude: 37° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 34.3"989.51 miwest0° 10' 04.7"11.54 misouth989.34 mi
24 hours12° 26' 33.8"849.55 mieast3° 47' 32.9"260.69 misouth883.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaSat 11:40 AM52 km32 miles28 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSat 11:40 AM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSat 11:40 AM704 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 11:40 AM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorSat 11:40 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSat 11:40 AM1305 km811 miles704 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 11:40 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboSat 11:40 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorthwest NW
ManausSat 10:40 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:40 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth S
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