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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2:08:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 38' 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"990.95 miWest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 miNorth990.99 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° 05' South, Longitude: 160° 37' 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"1000.23 miWest0° 11' 26.2"13.10 miSouth1000.17 mi
24 hours11° 47' 11.3"812.07 miEast4° 27' 06.0"305.91 miSouth864.39 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 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 11:08 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:08 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 11:08 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 12:08 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 12:08 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest W
JamestownThu 2:08 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmEast E
BelémThu 11:08 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 11:08 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 2:08 PM3260 km2025 miles1760 nmNortheast NE

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