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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 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 46° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.8 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"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.61 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.8"0.01 mieast0° 18' 43.6"21.46 misouth21.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 58° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.22 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 10.3"980.07 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 misouth979.85 mi
24 hours13° 04' 21.7"885.47 mieast3° 26' 47.8"236.94 misouth910.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Brasilia *Sat 12:50 PM168 km104 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
Goiânia *Sat 12:50 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:50 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasSat 11:50 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 11:50 AM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Sat 12:50 PM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:50 PM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeSat 11:50 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSat 11:50 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 11:50 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmNortheast NE
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