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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, January 8, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 11' South, Longitude: 53° 35' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.02 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.3"960.59 miwest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 minorth960.61 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: 38° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"988.10 miwest0° 09' 14.2"10.58 minorth987.91 mi
24 hours11° 36' 10.7"789.83 mieast3° 23' 30.8"233.17 minorth819.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campo Grande *Wed 12:40 PM223 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 12:40 PM225 km140 miles121 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:40 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 1:40 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Wed 12:40 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
Curitiba *Wed 1:40 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Wed 12:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Wed 1:40 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast E
Campinas *Wed 1:40 PM672 km417 miles363 nmEast E
São Paulo *Wed 1:40 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
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