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Day and Night World Map

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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, January 26, 2009 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 34' South
Longitude: 52° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.78 meters/second, 1583.2 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"983.53 miwest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 minorth983.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.0"3.34 mieast0° 15' 30.7"17.78 minorth18.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 32' South
Longitude: 48° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.05 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.00 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.9"959.53 miwest0° 10' 54.2"12.50 minorth960.09 mi
24 hours10° 42' 10.5"706.09 mieast4° 41' 33.9"322.68 minorth783.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do Garças *Mon 12:40 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Mon 1:40 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Mon 1:40 PM545 km338 miles294 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Mon 1:40 PM620 km385 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Mon 1:40 PM794 km493 miles429 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 12:40 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:40 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreMon 11:40 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 12:40 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 11:40 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest W
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