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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' South, Longitude: 30° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.46 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.4"958.10 miwest0° 00' 17.5"0.33 minorth958.12 mi
24 hours0° 06' 35.3"7.02 mieast0° 07' 13.1"8.28 minorth10.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 119° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.14 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.5"984.43 miwest0° 10' 35.3"12.13 misouth984.21 mi
24 hours12° 42' 39.6"863.84 mieast3° 58' 03.6"272.76 misouth899.79 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 *Sat 12:08 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 11:08 AM1331 km827 miles718 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 12:08 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmWest W
RecifeSat 11:08 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sat 12:08 PM1935 km1203 miles1045 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSat 11:08 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 11:08 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSat 2:08 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmEast E
Montevideo *Sat 12:08 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmSouthwest SW
Buenos AiresSat 11:08 AM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
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