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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 57' South
Longitude: 40° 51' 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 11' North
Longitude: 174° 19' 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"998.12 miwest0° 10' 37.5"12.17 misouth998.39 mi
24 hours10° 59' 29.4"754.41 mieast4° 24' 11.9"302.59 misouth815.51 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 12:46 PM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Niterói *Tue 12:46 PM231 km144 miles125 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:46 PM240 km149 miles130 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 12:46 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:46 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Tue 12:46 PM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:46 PM596 km371 miles322 nmWest W
Campinas *Tue 12:46 PM642 km399 miles346 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Tue 12:46 PM686 km426 miles370 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 12:46 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
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