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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 3:46:00 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 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 PM450 km280 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Mon 12:46 PM562 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fuerte Olimpo *Mon 12:46 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 1:46 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ciudad del Este *Mon 12:46 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 1:46 PM920 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

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