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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° 21' 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"955.26 miwest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 minorth955.27 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.5"7.41 mieast0° 05' 25.7"6.23 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° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.22 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 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"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.11 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 misouth998.38 mi
24 hours10° 59' 29.0"754.39 mieast4° 24' 10.5"302.56 misouth815.49 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 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Tue 12:44 PM283 km176 miles153 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:44 PM291 km181 miles157 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 12:44 PM292 km181 miles157 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:44 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Tue 12:44 PM622 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:44 PM647 km402 miles349 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 12:44 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 11:44 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth N
RecifeTue 11:44 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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