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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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 29° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.32 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"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.68 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.2"0.00 mieast0° 18' 44.3"21.47 misouth21.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' South, Longitude: 41° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.56 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 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' 15.6"980.81 miwest0° 09' 28.7"10.86 misouth980.60 mi
24 hours13° 02' 17.4"883.72 mieast3° 28' 50.5"239.28 misouth909.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:40 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 10:40 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmWest W
FortalezaSat 10:40 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:40 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 11:40 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 11:40 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSat 1:40 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmEast E
BelémSat 10:40 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 1:40 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:40 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmNortheast NE
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