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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 13:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 20° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.21 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.9"959.80 miwest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 minorth959.81 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.3"6.78 mieast0° 08' 05.4"9.28 minorth11.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 83° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.54 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.1"949.42 miwest0° 06' 49.4"7.82 misouth949.15 mi
24 hours14° 17' 50.1"941.40 mieast2° 10' 10.6"149.24 misouth947.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 1:26 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 10:26 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 10:26 AM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:26 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 11:26 AM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:26 AM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Mon 11:26 AM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:26 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:26 PM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:26 PM3526 km2191 miles1904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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