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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° 24' 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"991.13 miwest0° 00' 42.3"0.81 minorth991.16 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.4"2.19 mieast0° 17' 05.8"19.60 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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 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"999.72 miwest0° 11' 24.3"13.06 misouth999.65 mi
24 hours348° 10' 54.3"813.91 miwest4° 25' 50.9"304.51 misouth865.46 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 PM190 km118 miles103 nmNortheast NE
Goiânia *Thu 1:46 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast E
Brasilia *Thu 1:46 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Thu 1:46 PM997 km620 miles538 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:46 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreThu 11:46 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmWest W
La PazThu 11:46 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 12:46 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausThu 11:46 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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