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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 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 55° 14' 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"980.67 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 minorth980.70 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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.27 meters/second, 1520.2 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"944.35 miwest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 misouth944.53 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.1"758.63 mieast1° 47' 01.2"122.69 misouth772.55 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 PM164 km102 miles88 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasThu 12:52 PM471 km293 miles254 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:52 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
Goiânia *Thu 1:52 PM680 km422 miles367 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 12:52 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Thu 1:52 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Thu 1:52 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 11:52 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:52 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 11:52 AM1396 km868 miles754 nmWest W
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