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Day and Night World Map

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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 10, 2011 at 14:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 55' South
Longitude: 46° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.32 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"955.53 miwest0° 00' 13.4"0.26 misouth955.52 mi
24 hours0° 06' 49.1"7.25 mieast0° 05' 09.5"5.92 misouth9.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 33' North
Longitude: 133° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.77 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.2"925.27 miwest0° 00' 13.1"0.25 misouth925.28 mi
24 hours12° 29' 36.4"798.32 mieast0° 37' 30.0"43.01 misouth801.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campinas *Sat 12:58 PM51 km32 miles27 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 12:58 PM73 km45 miles39 nmSouth S
Sorocaba *Sat 12:58 PM107 km67 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
Santos *Sat 12:58 PM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pirassununga *Sat 12:58 PM132 km82 miles71 nmNorthwest NW
Ribeirão Prêto *Sat 12:58 PM231 km143 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:58 PM351 km218 miles189 nmEast E
Niterói *Sat 12:58 PM360 km223 miles194 nmEast E
Curitiba *Sat 12:58 PM386 km240 miles209 nmSouthwest SW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:58 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
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