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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 46' South, Longitude: 46° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.79 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.60 miwest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 minorth956.61 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.5"7.23 mieast0° 06' 20.5"7.28 minorth10.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 157° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.7"1004.56 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.59 mi
24 hours11° 28' 44.7"793.63 mieast4° 37' 27.5"317.77 misouth853.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campinas *Thu 1:08 PM103 km64 miles55 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 1:08 PM104 km65 miles56 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santos *Thu 1:08 PM136 km84 miles73 nmSouth S
Sorocaba *Thu 1:08 PM159 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pirassununga *Thu 1:08 PM160 km99 miles86 nmWest-northwest WNW
Volta Redonda *Thu 1:08 PM210 km131 miles113 nmEast E
Ribeirão Prêto *Thu 1:08 PM249 km155 miles135 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 1:08 PM301 km187 miles163 nmEast E
Niterói *Thu 1:08 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast E
Belo Horizonte *Thu 1:08 PM405 km251 miles218 nmNortheast NE
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