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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 57' South
Longitude: 37° 51' 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' 25.5"6.22 minorth9.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 13' North
Longitude: 171° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.19 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 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 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.05 miwest0° 10' 36.9"12.16 misouth998.31 mi
24 hours10° 59' 27.7"754.32 mieast4° 24' 03.1"302.42 misouth815.38 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 12:34 PM390 km243 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Tue 12:34 PM539 km335 miles291 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM547 km340 miles296 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM902 km560 miles487 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 11:34 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Tue 11:34 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth N
Montevideo *Tue 12:34 PM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmSouthwest SW
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