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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° 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 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Wed 12:34 PM580 km360 miles313 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 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Wed 12:34 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeWed 11:34 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Wed 11:34 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 11:34 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth N
Montevideo *Wed 12:34 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmSouthwest SW
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