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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 2:40:00 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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 57' South, Longitude: 42° 55' 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"1033.91 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.90 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 Latitude: 9° 15' South, Longitude: 36° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 34.4"989.45 miWest0° 10' 04.7"11.54 miSouth989.28 mi
24 hours12° 26' 32.1"849.47 miEast3° 47' 34.5"260.70 miSouth883.60 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 AM19 km12 miles10 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaSat 11:40 AM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSat 11:40 AM729 km453 miles393 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 11:40 AM951 km591 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorSat 11:40 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSat 11:40 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 11:40 AM1514 km940 miles817 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboSat 11:40 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
ManausSat 10:40 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmWest W
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:40 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth S

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