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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 14' South, Longitude: 28° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.11 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.6"991.02 miwest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 minorth991.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 00.2"2.21 mieast0° 17' 04.5"19.57 minorth19.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 160° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"1000.30 miwest0° 11' 26.2"13.10 misouth1000.23 mi
24 hours11° 47' 12.6"812.15 mieast4° 27' 05.1"305.92 misouth864.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorThu 11:08 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:08 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:08 PM1621 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 11:08 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 12:08 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 12:08 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest W
JamestownThu 2:08 PM2478 km1539 miles1338 nmEast E
BelémThu 11:08 AM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 11:08 AM3105 km1929 miles1677 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 2:08 PM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmNortheast NE
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