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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 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 15' South
Longitude: 56° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.61 meters/second, 1611.4 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"1001.15 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.4"0.25 mieast0° 18' 28.2"21.17 misouth21.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 15' South
Longitude: 55° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 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' 07.5"0.15 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.0"963.74 miwest0° 07' 33.6"8.67 misouth963.49 mi
24 hours13° 45' 53.6"918.75 mieast2° 33' 49.5"176.31 misouth929.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Sun 12:30 PM91 km57 miles49 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasSun 12:30 PM501 km311 miles270 nmEast E
Brasilia *Sun 1:30 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast E
SucreSun 11:30 AM985 km612 miles532 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Sun 12:30 PM1114 km692 miles602 nmSouth S
La PazSun 11:30 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmWest W
Rio BrancoSun 11:30 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 11:30 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Sun 1:30 PM1416 km880 miles764 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 1:30 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast-southeast ESE
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