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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 22° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.18 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.23 miwest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 minorth955.24 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.7"7.41 mieast0° 05' 24.4"6.20 minorth9.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' North, Longitude: 156° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.1"997.65 miwest0° 10' 34.7"12.12 misouth997.92 mi
24 hours10° 59' 20.1"753.88 mieast4° 23' 18.3"301.56 misouth814.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 1:34 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 10:34 AM1988 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:34 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest W
RecifeTue 10:34 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 11:34 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 10:34 AM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Tue 11:34 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmWest-northwest WNW
Montevideo *Tue 11:34 AM3488 km2168 miles1884 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 1:34 PM3493 km2171 miles1886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Tue 10:34 AM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmWest-southwest WSW
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