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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 Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 13:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 23' South, Longitude: 27° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.84 meters/second, 1533.0 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"952.20 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth952.21 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.1"7.85 mieast0° 02' 03.2"2.35 minorth8.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 118° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.9"1003.47 miwest0° 10' 19.9"11.83 misouth1003.43 mi
24 hours11° 14' 16.3"775.46 mieast4° 04' 25.2"279.95 misouth822.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 11:48 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 10:48 AM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeWed 10:48 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Wed 11:48 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
Brasilia *Wed 11:48 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownWed 1:48 PM2399 km1490 miles1295 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaWed 10:48 AM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Montevideo *Wed 11:48 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Wed 10:48 AM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmWest W
Buenos AiresWed 10:48 AM3264 km2028 miles1762 nmWest-southwest WSW
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