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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

UTC time = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 2:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 25' South, Longitude: 37° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.84 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"958.89 miWest0° 00' 18.5"0.36 miNorth958.90 mi
24 hours0° 06' 28.4"6.90 miEast0° 07' 40.3"8.80 miNorth11.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 112° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.21 meters/second, 1555.9 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.11 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.1"966.55 miWest0° 09' 01.5"10.34 miSouth966.27 mi
24 hours13° 32' 48.7"906.01 miEast3° 11' 27.5"219.42 miSouth925.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Sun 12:34 PM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-northwest WNW
Niterói *Sun 12:34 PM629 km391 miles340 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM638 km397 miles345 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:34 PM996 km619 miles538 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM1058 km658 miles572 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sun 12:34 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:34 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sun 11:34 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 12:34 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouthwest SW

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