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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 46' South, Longitude: 28° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.78 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.50 miwest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 minorth956.51 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.9"7.23 mieast0° 06' 19.2"7.25 minorth10.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 41' South, Longitude: 140° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.2"1004.66 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1004.70 mi
24 hours11° 27' 26.8"792.18 mieast4° 37' 42.8"318.04 misouth851.97 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 *Thu 11:58 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 10:58 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeThu 10:58 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Thu 11:58 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmWest W
Brasilia *Thu 11:58 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 10:58 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownThu 1:58 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 10:58 AM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Thu 11:58 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmWest-southwest WSW
Buenos AiresThu 10:58 AM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmWest-southwest WSW
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