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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 3:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 25' 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"959.60 miWest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 miNorth959.62 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.6"6.79 miEast0° 08' 01.3"9.20 miNorth11.43 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° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.07 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"997.73 miWest0° 10' 32.3"12.07 miNorth997.63 mi
24 hours11° 39' 42.0"801.81 miEast3° 58' 41.5"273.39 miNorth843.63 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 PM240 km149 miles130 nmWest W
Campo Grande *Tue 12:40 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:40 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:40 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Tue 12:40 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
Curitiba *Tue 1:40 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:40 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 1:40 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
Campinas *Tue 1:40 PM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
São Paulo *Tue 1:40 PM708 km440 miles383 nmEast-southeast ESE

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