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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 46' South
Longitude: 55° 59' 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"988.10 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.14 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.3"2.63 mieast0° 16' 28.9"18.89 minorth19.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 47' North
Longitude: 150° 19' 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"1003.28 miwest0° 11' 17.2"12.93 misouth1003.47 mi
24 hours11° 12' 58.6"774.21 mieast4° 35' 37.5"315.65 misouth837.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Tue 12:56 PM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth N
Barra do GarçasTue 12:56 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Tue 12:56 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 1:56 PM890 km553 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 11:56 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 1:56 PM1166 km725 miles630 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 11:56 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 1:56 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoTue 11:56 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausTue 11:56 AM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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