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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° 31' 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"986.59 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 minorth986.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.6"2.84 mieast0° 16' 09.8"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° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.95 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"995.27 miwest0° 10' 27.8"11.99 misouth995.55 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.6"763.63 mieast4° 21' 28.6"299.48 misouth823.44 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 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Mon 1:46 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Mon 1:46 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Mon 12:46 PM908 km564 miles491 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Mon 1:46 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:46 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreMon 11:46 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmWest W
La PazMon 11:46 AM1562 km971 miles843 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 12:46 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoMon 11:46 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
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