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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' South, Longitude: 59° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.2"999.66 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.88 misouth999.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.8"0.48 mieast0° 18' 12.6"20.87 misouth20.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 43° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.47 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.5"949.30 miwest0° 05' 01.4"5.76 misouth949.09 mi
24 hours14° 16' 04.9"939.71 mieast1° 26' 13.7"98.85 misouth941.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzMon 11:40 AM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreMon 11:40 AM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazMon 11:40 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest W
Asuncion *Mon 12:40 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoMon 11:40 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Mon 1:40 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmEast E
ManausMon 11:40 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Mon 1:40 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaMon 12:40 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:40 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-southeast ESE
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