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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 2:36:00 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 14:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 35° 42' 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 miNorth19.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' North, Longitude: 169° 58' 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"1002.91 miWest0° 11' 15.2"12.89 miSouth1003.11 mi
24 hours348° 47' 28.4"773.40 miWest4° 35' 09.1"315.09 miSouth836.38 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 12:36 PM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 11:36 AM608 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:36 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:36 AM1079 km670 miles582 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 12:36 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:36 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:36 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémTue 11:36 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:36 AM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:36 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmSouthwest SW

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