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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 55' South
Longitude: 46° 53' 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"1002.67 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.8"0.02 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 43' South
Longitude: 58° 44' 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' 10.2"980.13 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 misouth979.91 mi
24 hours13° 04' 23.7"885.56 mieast3° 26' 45.8"236.92 misouth910.85 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 PM144 km90 miles78 nmSouthwest SW
Goiânia *Sat 12:50 PM326 km203 miles176 nmSouthwest SW
Barra do GarçasSat 11:50 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:50 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorSat 11:50 AM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Sat 12:50 PM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:50 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémSat 11:50 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth N
RecifeSat 11:50 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSat 11:50 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
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