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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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.81 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"988.09 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.13 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: 152° 45' 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"1003.24 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 misouth1003.43 mi
24 hours11° 12' 55.2"774.12 mieast4° 35' 34.1"315.59 misouth837.12 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 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Tue 1:46 PM459 km286 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Tue 1:46 PM635 km395 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:46 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest W
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Tue 1:46 PM960 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 1:46 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreTue 11:46 AM1253 km778 miles676 nmWest W
La PazTue 11:46 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 12:46 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmEast-northeast ENE
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