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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 15:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 52° 44' 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"980.66 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 minorth980.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.8"3.70 mieast0° 14' 49.8"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: 96° 49' 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' 44.5"944.29 miwest0° 03' 22.6"3.87 misouth944.47 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.8"758.63 mieast1° 46' 39.2"122.27 misouth772.48 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 *Thu 12:42 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
Barra do GarçasThu 12:42 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
Goiânia *Thu 1:42 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Thu 1:42 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Thu 1:42 PM642 km399 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Thu 1:42 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 12:42 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:42 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:42 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 11:42 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmWest W
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