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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 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 38° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 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"988.03 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.0"2.64 mieast0° 16' 27.9"18.88 minorth19.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 60' North, Longitude: 167° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 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' 06.1"1003.03 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 misouth1003.22 mi
24 hours11° 12' 35.0"773.56 mieast4° 35' 13.1"315.19 misouth836.54 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 12:46 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 11:46 AM532 km331 miles287 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:46 PM612 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:46 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 12:46 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 12:46 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:46 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 11:46 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth N
BelémTue 11:46 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Tue 11:46 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmWest-southwest WSW
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