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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 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 55° 42' 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"988.03 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.5"2.63 mieast0° 16' 28.9"18.89 minorth19.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' North, Longitude: 150° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.52 meters/second, 1614.7 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"1003.20 miwest0° 11' 17.1"12.92 misouth1003.39 mi
24 hours11° 12' 58.1"774.15 mieast4° 35' 37.1"315.62 misouth837.14 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 12:56 PM421 km262 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:56 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Tue 12:56 PM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 1:56 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 11:56 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 1:56 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 11:56 AM1330 km826 miles718 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 1:56 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoTue 11:56 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausTue 11:56 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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