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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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 53° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.15 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 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' 54.7"991.06 miwest0° 00' 42.3"0.81 minorth991.09 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.4"2.19 mieast0° 17' 05.8"19.59 minorth19.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 175° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.0"999.66 miwest0° 11' 24.3"13.06 misouth999.59 mi
24 hours348° 10' 55.6"813.83 miwest4° 25' 51.9"304.50 misouth865.39 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 GarçasThu 12:46 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Goiânia *Thu 1:46 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast E
Brasilia *Thu 1:46 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:46 AM841 km522 miles454 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 1:46 PM977 km607 miles527 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:46 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 11:46 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmWest W
La PazThu 11:46 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 12:46 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
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