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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 14:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 40° 14' 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"980.61 miwest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 minorth980.64 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: 108° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.12 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"944.02 miwest0° 03' 17.8"3.78 misouth944.19 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.0"758.65 mieast1° 44' 49.2"120.17 misouth772.11 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 PM139 km86 miles75 nmSouth S
Governador Valadares *Thu 12:52 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest W
Teófilo Otoni *Thu 12:52 PM190 km118 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:52 PM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Thu 12:52 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:52 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorThu 11:52 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Thu 12:52 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Thu 12:52 PM889 km553 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:52 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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