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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 23° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"987.97 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.5"2.65 mieast0° 16' 27.1"18.86 minorth19.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 11' North, Longitude: 178° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.5"1002.80 miwest0° 11' 13.9"12.86 misouth1003.00 mi
24 hours11° 12' 16.0"773.01 mieast4° 34' 51.0"314.76 misouth835.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 10:46 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 10:46 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownTue 1:46 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:46 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:46 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 11:46 AM2492 km1548 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 11:46 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 1:46 PM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 1:46 PM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 1:46 PM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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