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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 53° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.7"985.02 miwest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 minorth985.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.6"3.06 mieast0° 15' 50.2"18.15 minorth18.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' North, Longitude: 130° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"982.75 miwest0° 09' 11.9"10.54 misouth983.08 mi
24 hours11° 12' 44.2"758.37 mieast3° 56' 09.5"270.52 misouth809.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasSun 12:46 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Sun 1:46 PM459 km285 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Sun 1:46 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 11:46 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Sun 12:46 PM894 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Sun 1:46 PM905 km563 miles489 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 1:46 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSun 11:46 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest W
La PazSun 11:46 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 12:46 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmEast-northeast ENE
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