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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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 19' South, Longitude: 53° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.16 meters/second, 1545.0 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"959.67 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 minorth959.69 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.6"6.79 mieast0° 08' 01.3"9.20 minorth11.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 17' North, Longitude: 27° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.06 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.6"997.79 miwest0° 10' 32.2"12.07 minorth997.69 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.6"801.85 mieast3° 58' 40.0"273.38 minorth843.67 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 *Tue 12:40 PM211 km131 miles114 nmWest W
Campo Grande *Tue 12:40 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:40 PM366 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:40 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Tue 12:40 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Curitiba *Tue 1:40 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:40 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 1:40 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast E
Campinas *Tue 1:40 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast E
São Paulo *Tue 1:40 PM737 km458 miles398 nmEast-southeast ESE
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