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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 areas 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 3:36:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 50° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 441.80 meters/second, 1590.5 kilometres/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"988.01 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth988.05 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 Latitude: 3° 51' North, Longitude: 155° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 kilometres/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1003.13 miWest0° 11' 16.7"12.91 miSouth1003.32 mi
24 hours11° 12' 51.3"773.96 miEast4° 35' 30.3"315.49 miSouth836.95 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Itumbiara *Tue 1:36 PM173 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
Goiânia *Tue 1:36 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNortheast NE
Anápolis *Tue 1:36 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasTue 12:36 PM266 km165 miles143 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Tue 1:36 PM371 km231 miles201 nmNortheast NE
Pirassununga *Tue 1:36 PM581 km361 miles313 nmSoutheast SE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:36 PM745 km463 miles402 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Tue 1:36 PM768 km477 miles415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:36 PM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:36 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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