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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 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Sun 12:34 PM631 km392 miles340 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM638 km397 miles345 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:34 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sun 12:34 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:34 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sun 11:34 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 12:34 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSouthwest SW

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