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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 2:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 40° 34' 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"6.23 miNorth9.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' North, Longitude: 174° 03' 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"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.05 miWest0° 10' 37.5"12.17 miSouth998.31 mi
24 hours10° 59' 29.3"754.35 miEast4° 24' 11.2"302.55 miSouth815.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Macaé *Tue 12:46 PM140 km87 miles75 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campos *Tue 12:46 PM154 km96 miles83 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Niterói *Tue 12:46 PM262 km163 miles141 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:46 PM269 km167 miles145 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 12:46 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:46 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Tue 12:46 PM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:46 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest W
Campinas *Tue 12:46 PM666 km414 miles360 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 12:46 PM1103 km686 miles596 nmNorthwest NW

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