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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 45° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.5 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.61 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.3"4.14 miwest0° 22' 24.7"25.67 misouth26.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 55° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.62 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.1"963.07 miwest0° 07' 27.0"8.54 minorth963.39 mi
24 hours13° 06' 19.2"873.81 mieast3° 22' 35.2"232.12 minorth910.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguSat 11:50 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest W
BelémSat 11:50 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaSat 11:50 AM915 km568 miles494 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrasiliaSat 11:50 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSat 11:50 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSat 11:50 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmEast E
CayenneSat 11:50 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSat 10:50 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:50 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouth S
São PauloSat 11:50 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmSouth S
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