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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 Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 14:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 46° 20' 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"955.47 miwest0° 00' 13.4"0.26 misouth955.46 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 Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 133° 53' 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"925.20 miwest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 misouth925.22 mi
24 hours12° 29' 36.2"798.26 mieast0° 37' 26.9"42.95 misouth801.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São José dos Campos *Sat 12:58 PM55 km34 miles30 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Sat 12:58 PM79 km49 miles43 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campinas *Sat 12:58 PM79 km49 miles43 nmWest W
Santos *Sat 12:58 PM117 km73 miles63 nmSouth S
Sorocaba *Sat 12:58 PM131 km82 miles71 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pirassununga *Sat 12:58 PM152 km94 miles82 nmNorthwest NW
Volta Redonda *Sat 12:58 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast E
Ribeirão Prêto *Sat 12:58 PM247 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:58 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Niterói *Sat 12:58 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast E
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