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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 29' South
Longitude: 50° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.47 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 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"989.60 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 minorth989.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.6"2.41 mieast0° 16' 47.3"19.24 minorth19.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 45' South
Longitude: 166° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.28 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 45.0"1004.98 miwest0° 11' 36.6"13.30 misouth1005.04 mi
24 hours11° 25' 51.9"790.69 mieast4° 37' 25.9"317.73 misouth850.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Wed 1:36 PM195 km121 miles105 nmEast-northeast ENE
Itumbiara *Wed 1:36 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasWed 12:36 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNorthwest NW
Anápolis *Wed 1:36 PM247 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Wed 1:36 PM376 km234 miles203 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Wed 1:36 PM620 km385 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Wed 1:36 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 1:36 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Wed 12:36 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorWed 12:36 PM1428 km888 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
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