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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 20, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' South, Longitude: 44° 48' 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"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1020.20 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1020.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.2"2.78 miwest0° 21' 20.5"24.45 misouth24.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' North, Longitude: 154° 16' 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"964.11 miwest0° 06' 09.4"7.06 minorth963.88 mi
24 hours11° 58' 39.9"796.38 mieast2° 03' 06.5"141.10 minorth804.58 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 PM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSun 11:44 AM740 km460 miles399 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaSun 11:44 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 11:44 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSun 11:44 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:44 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 12:44 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmSouth S
ManausSun 10:44 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneSun 11:44 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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