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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 36' South
Longitude: 44° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 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"1004.15 miwest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 misouth1004.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 miwest0° 18' 58.1"21.74 misouth21.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 41' South
Longitude: 68° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.7"993.93 miwest0° 10' 27.7"11.98 misouth993.80 mi
24 hours12° 21' 57.4"847.77 mieast4° 00' 30.7"275.51 misouth886.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Fri 12:40 PM244 km151 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Fri 12:40 PM399 km248 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 12:40 PM572 km355 miles309 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Fri 12:40 PM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 11:40 AM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:40 PM934 km581 miles505 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Fri 12:40 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeFri 11:40 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaFri 11:40 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémFri 11:40 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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