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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 32' South
Longitude: 45° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.11 meters/second, 1642.0 km/hour, 1020.3 miles/hour or 886.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1020.27 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1020.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.2"2.78 miwest0° 21' 20.5"24.45 misouth24.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 02' North
Longitude: 153° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.09 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.8"964.16 miwest0° 06' 09.4"7.06 minorth963.94 mi
24 hours11° 58' 39.9"796.43 mieast2° 03' 04.1"141.06 minorth804.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSun 11:44 AM179 km111 miles97 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 12:44 PM656 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 11:44 AM768 km477 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSun 11:44 AM1039 km645 miles561 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 11:44 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSun 11:44 AM1153 km716 miles622 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:44 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 12:44 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmSouth S
ManausSun 10:44 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneSun 11:44 AM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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