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Day and Night World Map

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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 14:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 46' South
Longitude: 33° 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"956.57 miwest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 minorth956.59 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.7"7.23 mieast0° 06' 19.6"7.26 minorth10.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 45' South
Longitude: 145° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 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' 31.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.3"1004.68 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.72 mi
24 hours11° 27' 49.8"792.65 mieast4° 37' 38.4"317.98 misouth852.35 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 12:18 PM982 km610 miles530 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 11:18 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Thu 12:18 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest W
RecifeThu 11:18 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Thu 12:18 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaThu 11:18 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Thu 11:18 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Thu 12:18 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmSouthwest SW
Buenos AiresThu 11:18 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 11:18 AM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmNorthwest NW
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