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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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 54° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.25 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.14 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth953.15 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.1"7.74 mieast0° 03' 29.4"4.01 minorth8.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 110° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.72 meters/second, 1550.6 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.06 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.6"963.28 miwest0° 07' 15.4"8.32 misouth963.03 mi
24 hours13° 39' 07.4"910.18 mieast2° 28' 11.3"169.85 misouth920.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Sat 12:40 PM120 km74 miles65 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad del Este *Sat 12:40 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Sat 1:40 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Sat 12:40 PM362 km225 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Sat 12:40 PM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Curitiba *Sat 1:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
Criciúma *Sat 1:40 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Sat 1:40 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sat 1:40 PM840 km522 miles454 nmEast E
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 11:40 AM994 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
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