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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

UTC time = Friday, November 1, 2013 at 2:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 44° 06' 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"1004.08 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1004.05 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 Latitude: 7° 40' South, Longitude: 68° 25' 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' 52.9"993.87 miWest0° 10' 27.7"11.98 miSouth993.74 mi
24 hours12° 21' 55.4"847.69 miEast4° 00' 31.8"275.52 miSouth886.88 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 PM236 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Fri 12:40 PM427 km266 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Fri 12:40 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Fri 12:40 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorFri 11:40 AM633 km394 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:40 PM931 km578 miles503 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Fri 12:40 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeFri 11:40 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaFri 11:40 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémFri 11:40 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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