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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 13:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' South, Longitude: 32° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.25 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"1007.09 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 misouth1007.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.0"0.67 miwest0° 19' 26.5"22.28 misouth22.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 04' North, Longitude: 80° 33' 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' 19.3"1005.55 miwest0° 10' 39.9"12.21 misouth1005.65 mi
24 hours11° 14' 55.3"778.00 mieast4° 19' 00.1"296.61 misouth832.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióWed 10:54 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorWed 10:54 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest W
RecifeWed 10:54 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaWed 10:54 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:54 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Wed 11:54 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 11:54 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouthwest SW
BelémWed 10:54 AM2207 km1371 miles1191 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Wed 10:54 AM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownWed 1:54 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmEast E
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