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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 13:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' South, Longitude: 21° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.33 meters/second, 1567.2 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.7"973.53 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth973.56 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.0"4.76 mieast0° 12' 59.6"14.90 minorth15.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 60' North, Longitude: 69° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.35 meters/second, 1563.6 km/hour, 971.6 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.6"971.45 miwest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 minorth971.20 mi
24 hours11° 10' 27.0"746.75 mieast2° 40' 41.6"184.17 minorth764.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 1:36 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 10:36 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 10:36 AM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:36 AM2257 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 10:36 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 11:36 AM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 11:36 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 1:36 PM3163 km1965 miles1708 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:36 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:36 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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