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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 29° 06' 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"1001.20 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.17 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 Latitude: 15° 00' South, Longitude: 28° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 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' 29.0"964.90 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 misouth964.65 mi
24 hours13° 43' 02.2"916.54 mieast2° 38' 25.0"181.55 misouth928.47 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 AM1008 km627 miles545 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:40 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 10:40 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:40 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:40 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 11:40 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 1:40 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
BelémSun 10:40 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSun 1:40 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 1:40 PM3152 km1959 miles1702 nmNortheast NE
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