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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 40° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.19 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.19 miwest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 minorth955.20 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.5"7.41 mieast0° 05' 25.7"6.22 minorth9.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' North, Longitude: 173° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.21 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.03 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 misouth998.30 mi
24 hours10° 59' 28.9"754.33 mieast4° 24' 09.6"302.52 misouth815.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campos *Tue 12:44 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
Macaé *Tue 12:44 PM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vitória *Tue 12:44 PM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth N
Niterói *Tue 12:44 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:44 PM320 km199 miles173 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:44 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Tue 12:44 PM650 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:44 PM675 km420 miles365 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:44 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Tue 12:44 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorthwest NW
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