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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: 28° 05' 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"963.78 miwest0° 00' 23.7"0.46 misouth963.76 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° 39' 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' 23.2"972.26 miwest0° 08' 35.8"9.85 misouth972.01 mi
24 hours13° 27' 01.7"904.62 mieast3° 03' 57.0"210.81 misouth922.75 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 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:40 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest W
RecifeSat 10:40 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Sat 11:40 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest W
Brasilia *Sat 11:40 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 10:40 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownSat 1:40 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sat 10:40 AM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 11:40 AM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 10:40 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmNorthwest NW
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