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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 18' South
Longitude: 53° 34' 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"985.09 miwest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 minorth985.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.6"3.06 mieast0° 15' 50.2"18.16 minorth18.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 06' North
Longitude: 130° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.9 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"982.83 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 misouth983.16 mi
24 hours11° 12' 43.8"758.42 mieast3° 56' 10.9"270.56 misouth809.91 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 PM300 km187 miles162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Sun 1:46 PM486 km302 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Sun 1:46 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Sun 12:46 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Sun 1:46 PM928 km576 miles501 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 1:46 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreSun 11:46 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest W
La PazSun 11:46 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 12:46 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
RosarioSun 12:46 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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