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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 = Monday, January 7, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 36° 54' 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"959.77 miWest0° 00' 19.7"0.38 miNorth959.79 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° 16' 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"15.81 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miSouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.4"948.57 miWest0° 06' 41.9"7.68 miSouth948.30 mi
24 hours14° 19' 48.2"942.82 miEast2° 06' 47.1"145.34 miSouth948.15 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 PM417 km259 miles225 nmWest-northwest WNW
Niterói *Mon 12:34 PM643 km400 miles347 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM651 km405 miles352 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:34 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Mon 11:34 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:34 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouthwest SW

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