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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' South, Longitude: 55° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.86 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.7"979.16 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 minorth979.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.7"3.92 mieast0° 14' 28.9"16.60 minorth17.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 82° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.87 meters/second, 1511.5 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.4"938.90 miwest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 misouth938.96 mi
24 hours11° 43' 18.8"758.50 mieast0° 52' 38.9"60.36 misouth763.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Wed 12:52 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasWed 12:52 PM477 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Wed 1:52 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 11:52 AM709 km440 miles383 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Wed 12:52 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Wed 1:52 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Wed 1:52 PM989 km614 miles534 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreWed 11:52 AM1079 km670 miles582 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 1:52 PM1294 km804 miles698 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazWed 11:52 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest W
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