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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 57' South
Longitude: 35° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.19 meters/second, 1537.9 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"955.25 miwest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 minorth955.26 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.5"7.41 mieast0° 05' 25.3"6.22 minorth9.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 14' North
Longitude: 168° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 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' 33.3"997.98 miwest0° 10' 36.6"12.15 misouth998.25 mi
24 hours10° 59' 26.3"754.24 mieast4° 23' 55.7"302.28 misouth815.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 12:24 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:24 PM804 km499 miles434 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:24 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:24 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 12:24 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 11:24 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 11:24 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 11:24 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmWest W
Montevideo *Tue 12:24 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmSouthwest SW
Buenos AiresTue 11:24 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmSouthwest SW
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