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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 25' South, Longitude: 37° 17' 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"958.95 miwest0° 00' 18.5"0.36 minorth958.97 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: 113° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.20 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' 08.0"966.60 miwest0° 09' 01.5"10.34 misouth966.32 mi
24 hours13° 32' 50.9"906.11 mieast3° 11' 25.0"219.39 misouth925.34 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 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Sun 12:34 PM601 km373 miles324 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:34 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sun 12:34 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:34 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sun 11:34 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 12:34 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmSouthwest SW
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