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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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' South, Longitude: 53° 15' 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"986.52 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 minorth986.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.6"2.84 mieast0° 16' 09.6"18.53 minorth18.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' North, Longitude: 141° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.94 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 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' 05.4"995.19 miwest0° 10' 27.8"11.98 misouth995.48 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.6"763.57 mieast4° 21' 27.7"299.44 misouth823.37 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 GarçasMon 12:46 PM259 km161 miles140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Mon 1:46 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Mon 1:46 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoMon 11:46 AM841 km523 miles454 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 1:46 PM921 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Mon 12:46 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:46 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreMon 11:46 AM1273 km791 miles688 nmWest W
La PazMon 11:46 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 12:46 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmEast-northeast ENE
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