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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 = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:52:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 14:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 39° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.48 meters/second, 1578.5 km/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.2"980.54 miWest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 miNorth980.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.2"3.71 miEast0° 14' 48.9"16.99 miNorth17.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 109° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.11 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"943.94 miWest0° 03' 17.7"3.78 miSouth944.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.4"758.60 miEast1° 44' 46.8"120.11 miSouth772.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Thu 12:52 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador Valadares *Thu 12:52 PM211 km131 miles114 nmWest W
Teófilo Otoni *Thu 12:52 PM212 km132 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:52 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Thu 12:52 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:52 PM547 km340 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorThu 11:52 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Thu 12:52 PM852 km530 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Thu 12:52 PM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:52 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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