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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 Monday, January 26, 2009 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 55° 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"983.55 miwest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 minorth983.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.9"3.33 mieast0° 15' 30.8"17.79 minorth18.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 51° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.14 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 32' 46.4"959.73 miwest0° 10' 55.2"12.52 minorth960.29 mi
24 hours10° 41' 59.0"706.02 mieast4° 41' 53.9"323.05 minorth783.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Mon 12:52 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do Garças *Mon 12:52 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Mon 1:52 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 11:52 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Mon 12:52 PM788 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 1:52 PM828 km514 miles447 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Mon 1:52 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 11:52 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:52 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 11:52 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmWest W
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