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Day and Night World Map

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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 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 03' South
Longitude: 57° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.51 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"980.68 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 minorth980.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.6"3.70 mieast0° 14' 50.0"17.01 minorth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 50' North
Longitude: 91° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"944.41 miwest0° 03' 24.5"3.91 misouth944.58 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.4"758.62 mieast1° 47' 23.1"123.11 misouth772.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 1:02 PM220 km137 miles119 nmSouth S
Santa CruzThu 12:02 PM593 km368 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
Barra do GarçasThu 1:02 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 1:02 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
SucreThu 12:02 PM793 km493 miles428 nmWest W
SaltaThu 1:02 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Thu 2:02 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 12:02 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Thu 2:02 PM1255 km780 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 12:02 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmNorthwest NW
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