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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' South, Longitude: 30° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.26 meters/second, 1620.9 km/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"1007.03 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 misouth1007.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.1"0.67 miwest0° 19' 26.6"22.28 misouth22.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 06' North, Longitude: 77° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.53 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.6"1005.47 miwest0° 10' 39.6"12.21 misouth1005.58 mi
24 hours11° 14' 44.4"777.73 mieast4° 18' 57.8"296.55 misouth832.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 10:44 AM833 km517 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 10:44 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 10:44 AM1464 km910 miles791 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:44 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Wed 11:44 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 11:44 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmSouthwest SW
BelémWed 10:44 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownWed 1:44 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmEast E
MonroviaWed 1:44 PM3092 km1921 miles1669 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:44 PM3102 km1927 miles1675 nmNortheast NE
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