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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 14:56:00 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 PM87 km54 miles47 nmWest W
Governador Valadares *Tue 12:56 PM182 km113 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória *Tue 12:56 PM284 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:56 PM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 11:56 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Tue 12:56 PM620 km385 miles335 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 PM890 km553 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:56 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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