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Day and Night World Map

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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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 46' South
Longitude: 50° 59' 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"988.08 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.6"2.63 mieast0° 16' 28.6"18.89 minorth19.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 51' North
Longitude: 155° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 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"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.9"1003.21 miwest0° 11' 16.7"12.92 misouth1003.40 mi
24 hours11° 12' 51.8"774.02 mieast4° 35' 30.7"315.52 misouth837.02 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 1:36 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast-southeast ESE
Goiânia *Tue 1:36 PM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-northeast ENE
Barra do GarçasTue 12:36 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Tue 1:36 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Tue 1:36 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Tue 1:36 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 1:36 PM997 km619 miles538 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 12:36 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 12:36 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 11:36 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmWest W
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