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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 2:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 40° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.8 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"987.97 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth988.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.0"2.63 miEast0° 16' 28.1"18.88 miNorth19.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' North, Longitude: 165° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.42 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 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' 06.0"1002.99 miWest0° 11' 15.7"12.90 miSouth1003.18 mi
24 hours11° 12' 38.1"773.59 miEast4° 35' 16.4"315.23 miSouth836.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:56 PM86 km53 miles46 nmWest W
Governador Valadares *Tue 12:56 PM178 km110 miles96 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória *Tue 12:56 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:56 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 11:56 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Tue 12:56 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:56 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:56 PM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:56 PM889 km552 miles480 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:56 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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