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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° 23' 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"1002.68 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.65 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° 20' 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' 11.0"980.23 miwest0° 09' 25.1"10.79 misouth980.01 mi
24 hours13° 04' 06.0"885.31 mieast3° 27' 03.4"237.25 misouth910.70 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 PM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sat 12:40 PM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:40 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Sat 12:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 11:40 AM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:40 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sat 12:40 PM986 km613 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSat 11:40 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSat 11:40 AM1390 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 11:40 AM1557 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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