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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 23° 12' 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"987.90 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth987.93 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.5"2.65 mieast0° 16' 27.1"18.86 minorth19.04 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: 177° 55' 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"1002.72 miwest0° 11' 13.9"12.86 misouth1002.92 mi
24 hours11° 12' 15.7"772.95 mieast4° 34' 50.4"314.73 misouth835.90 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 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 10:46 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownTue 1:46 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:46 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:46 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 11:46 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 11:46 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 1:46 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 1:46 PM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 1:46 PM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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