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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 3:52:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 54° 57' 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"980.60 miWest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miNorth980.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.7"3.70 miEast0° 14' 49.8"17.00 miNorth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 94° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.26 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.6 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"944.28 miWest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 miSouth944.45 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.3"758.58 miEast1° 46' 58.7"122.64 miSouth772.49 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 12:52 PM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasThu 12:52 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Thu 1:52 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:52 AM703 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Thu 12:52 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Thu 1:52 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Thu 1:52 PM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 11:52 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:52 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 11:52 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmWest W

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