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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: 19° 54' 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"959.73 miwest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 minorth959.75 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.3"6.78 mieast0° 08' 05.3"9.28 minorth11.49 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: 82° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.55 meters/second, 1528.4 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 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"949.37 miwest0° 06' 49.6"7.83 misouth949.09 mi
24 hours14° 17' 48.1"941.31 mieast2° 10' 14.1"149.29 misouth947.16 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 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 10:26 AM2223 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 10:26 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:26 AM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 11:26 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:26 AM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Mon 11:26 AM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:26 PM3317 km2061 miles1791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:26 PM3483 km2164 miles1880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:26 PM3511 km2182 miles1896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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