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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 3:46:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 53° 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"988.02 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth988.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.5"2.63 miEast0° 16' 28.8"18.89 miNorth19.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' North, Longitude: 153° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 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' 05.8"1003.17 miWest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 miSouth1003.36 mi
24 hours11° 12' 54.7"774.05 miEast4° 35' 33.7"315.56 miSouth837.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasTue 12:46 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Tue 1:46 PM437 km271 miles236 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:46 PM591 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 1:46 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:46 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:46 PM870 km541 miles470 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Tue 1:46 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 1:46 PM1194 km742 miles644 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreTue 11:46 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmWest W

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