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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.

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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 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Tue 1:46 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:46 AM840 km522 miles454 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 1:46 PM938 km583 miles507 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
La PazTue 11:46 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 12:46 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
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