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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 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 59° 23' 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"1001.14 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.5"0.25 mieast0° 18' 27.9"21.16 misouth21.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 57° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.87 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.06 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.4"963.63 miwest0° 07' 32.7"8.65 misouth963.38 mi
24 hours13° 46' 08.9"918.94 mieast2° 33' 24.4"175.83 misouth929.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzSun 11:40 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 11:40 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSun 11:40 AM947 km589 miles512 nmWest W
Rio BrancoSun 11:40 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Sun 12:40 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Sun 1:40 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast E
ManausSun 11:40 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sun 1:40 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaSun 12:40 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 1:40 PM1905 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
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