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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 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 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
Campinas *Fri 1:08 PM144 km90 miles78 nmWest W
Santos *Fri 1:08 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Volta Redonda *Fri 1:08 PM169 km105 miles91 nmEast E
Pirassununga *Fri 1:08 PM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sorocaba *Fri 1:08 PM200 km124 miles108 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:08 PM263 km163 miles142 nmEast E
Niterói *Fri 1:08 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
Belo Horizonte *Fri 1:08 PM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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