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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 3:08:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 15:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 39' South, Longitude: 45° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.12 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"957.27 miWest0° 00' 16.4"0.31 miNorth957.29 mi
24 hours0° 06' 41.5"7.12 miEast0° 06' 47.5"7.79 miNorth10.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' South, Longitude: 145° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.6"997.26 miWest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 miSouth997.15 mi
24 hours12° 01' 17.8"826.17 miEast4° 24' 54.0"303.42 miSouth875.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São José dos Campos *Fri 1:08 PM65 km40 miles35 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Fri 1:08 PM136 km85 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
Campinas *Fri 1:08 PM141 km87 miles76 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santos *Fri 1:08 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Volta Redonda *Fri 1:08 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast E
Pirassununga *Fri 1:08 PM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sorocaba *Fri 1:08 PM201 km125 miles109 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:08 PM263 km163 miles142 nmEast E
Niterói *Fri 1:08 PM269 km167 miles145 nmEast E
Belo Horizonte *Fri 1:08 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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