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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

UTC time = Monday, January 28, 2013 at 2:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' South, Longitude: 38° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.11 meters/second, 1588.0 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.45 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"986.45 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 miNorth986.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.1"2.85 miEast0° 16' 08.8"18.51 miNorth18.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' North, Longitude: 156° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.75 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.58 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.1"994.74 miWest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 miSouth995.04 mi
24 hours11° 09' 07.7"763.26 miEast4° 20' 37.5"298.49 miSouth822.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Mon 12:46 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 11:46 AM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:46 PM635 km395 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:46 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:46 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 12:46 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:46 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 11:46 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:46 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Mon 11:46 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW

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