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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 55° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.15 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"982.13 miwest0° 00' 37.4"0.72 minorth982.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.49 mieast0° 15' 10.3"17.40 minorth17.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 106° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.92 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"954.79 miwest0° 05' 35.2"6.40 misouth955.06 mi
24 hours11° 31' 06.3"757.65 mieast2° 37' 16.7"180.27 misouth784.01 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 *Fri 12:52 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Barra do GarçasFri 12:52 PM447 km278 miles241 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Fri 1:52 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 11:52 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Fri 12:52 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Fri 1:52 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Fri 1:52 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreFri 11:52 AM1063 km660 miles574 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:52 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 11:52 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmWest W
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