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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 52' South, Longitude: 37° 44' 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"955.89 miwest0° 00' 14.2"0.27 minorth955.91 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° 25' 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 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.8"1004.62 miwest0° 11' 20.8"13.00 misouth1004.78 mi
24 hours11° 07' 59.5"769.22 mieast4° 36' 31.7"316.68 misouth832.49 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 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Wed 12:34 PM551 km342 miles298 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:34 PM560 km348 miles302 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 12:34 PM915 km568 miles494 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:34 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Wed 12:34 PM1322 km822 miles714 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeWed 11:34 AM1662 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Wed 11:34 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 11:34 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNorth N
Montevideo *Wed 12:34 PM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmSouthwest SW
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