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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 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 14' South, Longitude: 44° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.64 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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"1001.14 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.0"0.24 mieast0° 18' 28.6"21.17 misouth21.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 42° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.17 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.6"964.24 miwest0° 07' 38.3"8.75 misouth963.99 mi
24 hours13° 44' 35.3"917.71 mieast2° 35' 56.9"178.73 misouth929.11 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 *Sun 12:40 PM170 km106 miles92 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 12:40 PM410 km255 miles222 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Sun 12:40 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Sun 12:40 PM580 km361 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 11:40 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:40 PM862 km535 miles465 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Sun 12:40 PM960 km597 miles518 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSun 11:40 AM1277 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 11:40 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSun 11:40 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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