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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 26° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.33 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.76 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.73 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.1"0.00 mieast0° 18' 44.4"21.48 misouth21.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' South, Longitude: 39° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.60 meters/second, 1579.0 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.35 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 28' 16.3"980.98 miwest0° 09' 29.2"10.87 misouth980.76 mi
24 hours13° 02' 01.5"883.56 mieast3° 29' 05.7"239.59 misouth909.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:30 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 10:30 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:30 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:30 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 11:30 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
JamestownSat 1:30 PM2273 km1413 miles1228 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sat 11:30 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 10:30 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 1:30 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:30 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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