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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 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' South, Longitude: 56° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.14 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"986.60 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 minorth986.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.5"2.84 mieast0° 16' 09.9"18.53 minorth18.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' North, Longitude: 139° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.98 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 05.5"995.34 miwest0° 10' 28.3"11.99 misouth995.63 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.4"763.69 mieast4° 21' 37.0"299.64 misouth823.53 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 12:56 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Mon 12:56 PM820 km510 miles443 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 1:56 PM902 km560 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 11:56 AM982 km610 miles530 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 1:56 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 11:56 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:56 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 11:56 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest-northwest WNW
CórdobaMon 12:56 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausMon 11:56 AM1707 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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