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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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 53° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.20 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"955.28 miwest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 minorth955.29 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.3"7.41 mieast0° 05' 26.7"6.24 minorth9.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' North, Longitude: 173° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.4"998.45 miwest0° 10' 39.4"12.21 misouth998.71 mi
24 hours349° 00' 23.2"754.79 miwest4° 24' 48.3"303.28 misouth816.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Londrina *Tue 1:36 PM226 km140 miles122 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:36 PM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:36 PM312 km194 miles168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:36 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Curitiba *Tue 1:36 PM495 km308 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 12:36 PM508 km315 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
Encarnación *Tue 12:36 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 1:36 PM618 km384 miles333 nmEast E
Campinas *Tue 1:36 PM640 km398 miles346 nmEast E
São Paulo *Tue 1:36 PM690 km429 miles372 nmEast E
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