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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 = Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 2:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 37° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.48 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"955.82 miWest0° 00' 14.2"0.27 miNorth955.84 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.3"7.32 miEast0° 05' 52.8"6.74 miNorth9.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' North, Longitude: 160° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 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' 24.8"1004.55 miWest0° 11' 20.8"12.99 miSouth1004.71 mi
24 hours11° 07' 58.7"769.15 miEast4° 36' 31.3"316.66 miSouth832.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Wed 12:34 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Wed 12:34 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:34 PM588 km366 miles318 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 12:34 PM943 km586 miles509 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:34 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Wed 12:34 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeWed 11:34 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Wed 11:34 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 11:34 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth N
Montevideo *Wed 12:34 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmSouthwest SW

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