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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 60' South
Longitude: 61° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.42 meters/second, 1653.9 km/hour, 1027.7 miles/hour or 893.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.72 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 misouth1027.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.3"3.98 miwest0° 22' 17.7"25.54 misouth25.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 55' South
Longitude: 53° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.0"979.09 miwest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 minorth979.44 mi
24 hours12° 37' 40.1"854.76 mieast4° 03' 39.6"279.13 minorth904.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoSun 11:50 AM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSun 11:50 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 11:50 AM757 km470 miles409 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSun 11:50 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 11:50 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 12:50 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSun 12:50 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSun 11:50 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSun 12:50 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 12:50 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNortheast NE
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