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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 13:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 31° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.32 meters/second, 1613.9 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"1002.74 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.71 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.3"0.01 mieast0° 18' 44.1"21.47 misouth21.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' South, Longitude: 44° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.50 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 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' 14.8"980.76 miwest0° 09' 27.9"10.85 misouth980.55 mi
24 hours13° 02' 37.2"884.06 mieast3° 28' 31.0"238.93 misouth909.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 10:50 AM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 10:50 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaSat 10:50 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:50 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 11:50 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 11:50 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 10:50 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSat 1:50 PM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmEast E
Asuncion *Sat 10:50 AM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSat 10:50 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmNorthwest NW
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