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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 35° 29' 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"988.02 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.64 mieast0° 16' 27.8"18.87 minorth19.06 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° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 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"1002.98 miwest0° 11' 15.2"12.89 misouth1003.18 mi
24 hours348° 47' 28.6"773.45 miwest4° 35' 08.9"315.11 misouth836.43 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 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM988 km614 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:34 AM1073 km666 miles579 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM1340 km832 miles723 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémTue 11:34 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:34 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:34 PM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmSouthwest SW
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