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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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 50° 42' 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"988.01 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 of the movement is currently 448.48 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"0.22 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Itumbiara *Tue 1:36 PM173 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
Goiânia *Tue 1:36 PM189 km117 miles102 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
Campinas *Tue 1:36 PM682 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Tue 1:36 PM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 1:36 PM973 km605 miles526 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 12:36 PM1099 km683 miles593 nmSouthwest SW
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