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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 15:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 48° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.80 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 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"988.00 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.7"2.63 mieast0° 16' 28.5"18.88 minorth19.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' North, Longitude: 157° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 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' 11.2"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.0"1003.10 miwest0° 11' 16.4"12.91 misouth1003.29 mi
24 hours11° 12' 47.9"773.87 mieast4° 35' 26.9"315.43 misouth836.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Itumbiara *Tue 1:26 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
Uberlândia *Tue 1:26 PM131 km82 miles71 nmSouth S
Goiânia *Tue 1:26 PM165 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
Anápolis *Tue 1:26 PM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Tue 1:26 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth N
Uberaba *Tue 1:26 PM225 km140 miles121 nmSouth S
Pirassununga *Tue 1:26 PM475 km295 miles257 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasTue 12:26 PM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belo Horizonte *Tue 1:26 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campinas *Tue 1:26 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth S
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