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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 2:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 35° 04' 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"955.18 miWest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 miNorth955.19 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 Latitude: 7° 15' North, Longitude: 168° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.15 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"997.90 miWest0° 10' 36.6"12.15 miSouth998.17 mi
24 hours10° 59' 26.2"754.18 miEast4° 23' 54.9"302.24 miSouth815.21 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 PM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:24 PM832 km517 miles449 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:24 AM1161 km721 miles627 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:24 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 12:24 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 11:24 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 11:24 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 11:24 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest W
Montevideo *Tue 12:24 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmSouthwest SW
Buenos AiresTue 11:24 AM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmSouthwest SW

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