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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 37° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 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"959.84 miwest0° 00' 19.7"0.38 minorth959.86 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.0"6.78 mieast0° 08' 06.5"9.30 minorth11.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' South, Longitude: 99° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.19 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.3"948.63 miwest0° 06' 41.7"7.68 misouth948.36 mi
24 hours14° 19' 50.1"942.91 mieast2° 06' 43.7"145.29 misouth948.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Mon 12:34 PM396 km246 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
Niterói *Mon 12:34 PM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM623 km387 miles336 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM981 km609 miles529 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM1042 km647 miles563 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:34 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM2058 km1278 miles1111 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Mon 11:34 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:34 PM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmSouthwest SW
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