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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 = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 2:34:00 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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 35° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.77 meters/second, 1590.4 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' 53.8"987.95 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth987.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.64 miEast0° 16' 27.8"18.87 miNorth19.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' North, Longitude: 170° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1002.91 miWest0° 11' 15.1"12.89 miSouth1003.10 mi
24 hours348° 47' 29.1"773.39 miWest4° 35' 08.4"315.08 miSouth836.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 12:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM638 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:34 AM1071 km666 miles578 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémTue 11:34 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:34 AM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:34 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmSouthwest SW

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