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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 1:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:40 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest W
RecifeSat 10:40 AM1692 km1052 miles914 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 AM2303 km1431 miles1243 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 AM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 10:40 AM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmNorthwest NW

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