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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 = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 2:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 41° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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"1002.63 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.60 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miEast0° 18' 43.7"21.46 miSouth21.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 39' South, Longitude: 53° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.32 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.34 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.8"980.28 miWest0° 09' 25.8"10.80 miSouth980.06 mi
24 hours13° 03' 46.3"884.97 miEast3° 27' 23.1"237.61 miSouth910.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória da ConquistaSat 11:30 AM82 km51 miles44 nmEast E
JequiéSat 11:30 AM202 km126 miles109 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSat 11:30 AM399 km248 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:30 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Sat 12:30 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sat 12:30 PM681 km423 miles368 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:30 PM907 km563 miles490 nmSouth S
RecifeSat 11:30 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmNortheast NE
São Paulo *Sat 12:30 PM1092 km678 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSat 11:30 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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