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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 3:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 50° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 442.47 meters/second, 1592.9 kilometres/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"989.53 miWest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 miNorth989.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.6"2.41 miEast0° 16' 47.3"19.24 miNorth19.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 45' South, Longitude: 166° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 449.28 meters/second, 1617.4 kilometres/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1004.91 miWest0° 11' 36.6"13.29 miSouth1004.97 mi
24 hours11° 25' 51.2"790.62 miEast4° 37' 26.0"317.71 miSouth850.89 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Wed 1:36 PM175 km109 miles94 nmEast-northeast ENE
Itumbiara *Wed 1:36 PM184 km114 miles99 nmSoutheast SE
Anápolis *Wed 1:36 PM223 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasWed 12:36 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Wed 1:36 PM351 km218 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pirassununga *Wed 1:36 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 12:36 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Wed 1:36 PM791 km492 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fuerte Olimpo *Wed 12:36 PM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:36 PM978 km607 miles528 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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