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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 30° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.47 meters/second, 1538.9 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"955.81 miwest0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth955.83 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.4"7.32 mieast0° 05' 52.3"6.73 minorth9.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 153° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.1"1004.48 miwest0° 11' 20.2"12.98 misouth1004.65 mi
24 hours11° 07' 43.6"768.81 mieast4° 36' 23.5"316.51 misouth832.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:08 PM1255 km780 miles677 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:08 AM1354 km842 miles731 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Wed 12:08 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest W
RecifeWed 11:08 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Wed 12:08 PM1942 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaWed 11:08 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Wed 11:08 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmWest W
JamestownWed 2:08 PM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montevideo *Wed 12:08 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmSouthwest SW
Buenos AiresWed 11:08 AM2966 km1843 miles1601 nmWest-southwest WSW
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