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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 38° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.45 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"989.55 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 minorth989.58 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.0"2.42 mieast0° 16' 46.6"19.23 minorth19.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 178° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"1005.03 miwest0° 11' 36.4"13.29 misouth1005.10 mi
24 hours348° 34' 45.1"790.00 miwest4° 37' 34.8"317.90 misouth850.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Wed 12:46 PM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorWed 11:46 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:46 PM627 km390 miles339 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:46 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Wed 12:46 PM1024 km637 miles553 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 12:46 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeWed 11:46 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 11:46 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
BelémWed 11:46 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Wed 11:46 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmWest-southwest WSW
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