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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° 22' 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"1007.10 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 misouth1007.07 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: 78° 08' 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"1005.55 miwest0° 10' 39.6"12.21 misouth1005.65 mi
24 hours11° 14' 45.5"777.81 mieast4° 18' 58.1"296.58 misouth832.26 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 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorWed 10:44 AM886 km551 miles478 nmWest W
FortalezaWed 10:44 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:44 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Wed 11:44 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 11:44 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmSouthwest SW
BelémWed 10:44 AM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownWed 1:44 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmEast E
MonroviaWed 1:44 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Wed 10:44 AM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmWest-southwest WSW
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