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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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 29' South
Longitude: 53° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 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"989.61 miwest0° 00' 41.5"0.79 minorth989.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.4"2.41 mieast0° 16' 47.5"19.25 minorth19.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 47' South
Longitude: 163° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 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' 44.8"1004.97 miwest0° 11' 36.6"13.30 misouth1005.03 mi
24 hours11° 25' 59.4"790.82 mieast4° 37' 23.9"317.69 misouth851.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Barra do GarçasWed 12:46 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Wed 1:46 PM449 km279 miles242 nmEast E
Brasilia *Wed 1:46 PM622 km386 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Wed 12:46 PM966 km600 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Wed 1:46 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 1:46 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreWed 11:46 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest W
La PazWed 11:46 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 12:46 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausWed 11:46 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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