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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 18' South
Longitude: 59° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.57 meters/second, 1618.4 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.2"1005.55 miwest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 misouth1005.52 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.0"0.43 miwest0° 19' 11.7"22.00 misouth22.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 34' South
Longitude: 94° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"1002.52 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 misouth1002.49 mi
24 hours11° 45' 59.6"812.38 mieast4° 16' 40.7"293.98 misouth861.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzThu 11:40 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
SucreThu 11:40 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 11:40 AM971 km604 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoThu 11:40 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Thu 12:40 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSouth S
ManausThu 11:40 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 1:40 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast E
São Paulo *Thu 1:40 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSoutheast SE
BelémThu 12:40 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 10:40 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
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