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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 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 44° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 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"1002.62 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.7"0.01 mieast0° 18' 43.7"21.46 misouth21.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 56° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.27 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 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' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.1"980.18 miwest0° 09' 25.2"10.79 misouth979.96 mi
24 hours13° 04' 03.9"885.22 mieast3° 27' 05.4"237.27 misouth910.62 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 *Sat 12:40 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sat 12:40 PM417 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:40 PM535 km332 miles289 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Sat 12:40 PM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 11:40 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:40 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sat 12:40 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSat 11:40 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSat 11:40 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 11:40 AM1566 km973 miles845 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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