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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 13' South
Longitude: 29° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.7"1001.27 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.4"0.23 mieast0° 18' 29.3"21.19 misouth21.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 00' South
Longitude: 28° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.9"964.96 miwest0° 07' 43.5"8.85 misouth964.71 mi
24 hours13° 43' 04.1"916.62 mieast2° 38' 22.3"181.51 misouth928.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 10:40 AM990 km615 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:40 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 10:40 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:40 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:40 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 11:40 AM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 1:40 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmEast E
BelémSun 10:40 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSun 1:40 PM3142 km1952 miles1697 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sun 10:40 AM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmWest-southwest WSW
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