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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 27° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.2"963.71 miwest0° 00' 23.7"0.46 misouth963.69 mi
24 hours0° 05' 36.0"6.00 mieast0° 09' 19.6"10.70 misouth12.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 33' South, Longitude: 61° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.72 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.3"972.20 miwest0° 08' 35.8"9.85 misouth971.96 mi
24 hours13° 26' 59.2"904.52 mieast3° 03' 59.3"210.84 misouth922.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 10:40 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:40 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest W
RecifeSat 10:40 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Sat 11:40 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W
Brasilia *Sat 11:40 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 10:40 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 1:40 PM2412 km1499 miles1303 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 10:40 AM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 11:40 AM3126 km1943 miles1688 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 10:40 AM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorthwest NW
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