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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, January 8, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 11' South, Longitude: 53° 18' West

The ground speed is currently 429.57 meters/second, 1546.4 kilometres/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.02 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.3"960.52 miWest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 miNorth960.54 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.4"6.65 miEast0° 08' 27.4"9.70 miNorth11.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 39° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 kilometres/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"988.04 miWest0° 09' 14.2"10.58 miNorth987.85 mi
24 hours11° 36' 10.7"789.78 miEast3° 23' 32.5"233.18 miNorth818.98 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Wed 12:40 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 12:40 PM253 km157 miles137 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:40 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 1:40 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fuerte Olimpo *Wed 12:40 PM490 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
Curitiba *Wed 1:40 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Wed 12:40 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
Pirassununga *Wed 1:40 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast E
Encarnación *Wed 12:40 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campinas *Wed 1:40 PM647 km402 miles350 nmEast E

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