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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 29° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.97 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1004.14 miwest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 misouth1004.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.0"0.22 miwest0° 18' 58.8"21.75 misouth21.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 53° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.58 meters/second, 1600.5 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.7"994.35 miwest0° 10' 29.4"12.02 misouth994.22 mi
24 hours12° 20' 14.3"846.10 mieast4° 01' 32.5"276.67 misouth885.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 10:40 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 10:40 AM1031 km640 miles556 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:40 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:40 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Fri 11:40 AM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmWest W
São Paulo *Fri 11:40 AM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownFri 1:40 PM2515 km1562 miles1358 nmEast E
BelémFri 10:40 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaFri 1:40 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:40 PM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmNortheast NE
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