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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 16:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 58° 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"988.12 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth988.15 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.3"2.62 mieast0° 16' 29.0"18.90 minorth19.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 147° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 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' 05.6"1003.31 miwest0° 11' 17.4"12.93 misouth1003.50 mi
24 hours11° 13' 02.0"774.30 mieast4° 35' 40.8"315.72 misouth837.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 12:06 PM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzTue 12:06 PM499 km310 miles269 nmWest W
SucreTue 12:06 PM730 km454 miles394 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Tue 1:06 PM838 km520 miles452 nmSouth S
La PazTue 12:06 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 2:06 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 12:06 PM1325 km824 miles716 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 2:06 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaTue 1:06 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausTue 12:06 PM1629 km1012 miles879 nmNorth N
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