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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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' South, Longitude: 38° 32' 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"986.52 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 minorth986.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.1"2.85 mieast0° 16' 09.0"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° 08' 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"994.82 miwest0° 10' 25.2"11.94 misouth995.11 mi
24 hours11° 09' 07.6"763.32 mieast4° 20' 38.5"298.52 misouth822.87 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 PM316 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 11:46 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:46 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:46 PM730 km454 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:46 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 12:46 PM1042 km647 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:46 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 11:46 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Mon 11:46 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 11:46 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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