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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° 17' 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"973.46 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth973.49 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.1"4.76 mieast0° 12' 59.5"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: 70° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.35 meters/second, 1563.7 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' 15.7"971.40 miwest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 minorth971.15 mi
24 hours11° 10' 26.7"746.70 mieast2° 40' 43.6"184.20 minorth764.28 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 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 10:36 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 10:36 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:36 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 10:36 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 11:36 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 11:36 AM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 1:36 PM3152 km1958 miles1702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:36 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:36 PM3392 km2107 miles1831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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