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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 3:42:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 15:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 52° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.50 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 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"980.59 miWest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miNorth980.62 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.8"3.70 miEast0° 14' 49.6"17.00 miNorth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 97° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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' 44.4"944.22 miWest0° 03' 22.5"3.87 miSouth944.40 mi
24 hours11° 39' 28.0"758.58 miEast1° 46' 36.8"122.22 miSouth772.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasThu 12:42 PM351 km218 miles189 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Thu 1:42 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Thu 1:42 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Thu 1:42 PM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Thu 1:42 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 12:42 PM872 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:42 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:42 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 11:42 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 12:42 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE

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