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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 13:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 21° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.73 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"972.13 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.5"4.96 mieast0° 12' 36.8"14.46 minorth15.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 38' North, Longitude: 59° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.52 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.3"985.24 miwest0° 09' 09.1"10.48 minorth985.03 mi
24 hours11° 02' 09.5"747.75 mieast3° 21' 50.5"231.26 minorth777.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:36 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 10:36 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 10:36 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:36 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:36 AM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 11:36 AM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:36 AM2849 km1771 miles1539 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 1:36 PM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:36 PM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:36 PM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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