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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 47' South, Longitude: 21° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.70 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"956.38 miwest0° 00' 15.0"0.29 minorth956.40 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.7"7.28 mieast0° 06' 12.2"7.12 minorth10.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' South, Longitude: 8° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.13 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.7"975.53 miwest0° 10' 01.4"11.48 minorth975.90 mi
24 hours13° 28' 53.7"911.82 mieast4° 17' 15.9"294.71 minorth964.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:30 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 10:30 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:30 AM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:30 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest W
São Paulo *Fri 11:30 AM2557 km1589 miles1380 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:30 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 11:30 AM2859 km1777 miles1544 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 1:30 PM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:30 PM3579 km2224 miles1933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montevideo *Fri 11:30 AM3605 km2240 miles1946 nmWest-southwest WSW
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