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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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' South, Longitude: 50° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 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"986.51 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 minorth986.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.6"2.85 mieast0° 16' 09.5"18.52 minorth18.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' North, Longitude: 144° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.91 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"995.12 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.98 misouth995.40 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.8"763.52 mieast4° 21' 19.5"299.28 misouth823.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Itumbiara *Mon 1:36 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
Goiânia *Mon 1:36 PM212 km132 miles114 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasMon 12:36 PM287 km178 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Mon 1:36 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Mon 1:36 PM559 km348 miles302 nmSoutheast SE
Campinas *Mon 1:36 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Mon 1:36 PM747 km464 miles403 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:36 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 12:36 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorMon 12:36 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmEast-northeast ENE
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