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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: 46° 10' 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"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.68 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.66 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° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.62 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.06 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.1"963.14 miwest0° 07' 27.1"8.54 minorth963.47 mi
24 hours13° 06' 17.7"873.85 mieast3° 22' 37.4"232.18 minorth910.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaSat 11:50 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Félix do XinguSat 11:50 AM651 km404 miles351 nmWest W
BelémSat 11:50 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSat 11:50 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSat 11:50 AM942 km586 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorSat 11:50 AM1029 km640 miles556 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSat 11:50 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast E
CayenneSat 11:50 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSat 10:50 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:50 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmSouth S
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