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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, October 6, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' South, Longitude: 58° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.92 meters/second, 1662.9 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.33 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.31 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.9"4.93 miwest0° 22' 57.2"26.29 misouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 39° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.68 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.5"974.43 miwest0° 08' 38.7"9.91 misouth974.19 mi
24 hours13° 02' 48.5"878.74 mieast3° 05' 11.2"212.21 misouth898.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSun 11:40 AM315 km195 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémSun 12:40 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 12:40 PM1169 km727 miles631 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoSun 11:40 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 12:40 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneSun 12:40 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSun 11:40 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSun 12:40 PM1620 km1006 miles874 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 11:40 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 11:40 AM1694 km1052 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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