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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° 37' 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"956.56 miwest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 minorth956.58 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° 34' 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"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.0"1004.73 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1004.77 mi
24 hours11° 27' 28.1"792.26 mieast4° 37' 42.6"318.05 misouth852.05 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 AM1494 km929 miles807 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 10:58 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeThu 10:58 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Thu 11:58 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest W
Brasilia *Thu 11:58 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 10:58 AM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownThu 1:58 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 10:58 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Thu 11:58 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmWest-southwest WSW
Buenos AiresThu 10:58 AM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmWest-southwest WSW
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