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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° 60' 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"957.34 miwest0° 00' 16.4"0.31 minorth957.36 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: 146° 02' 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"997.32 miwest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 misouth997.21 mi
24 hours12° 01' 19.5"826.25 mieast4° 24' 53.0"303.42 misouth876.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campinas *Fri 1:08 PM116 km72 miles63 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Fri 1:08 PM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santos *Fri 1:08 PM149 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Fri 1:08 PM164 km102 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sorocaba *Fri 1:08 PM175 km109 miles94 nmWest-southwest WSW
Volta Redonda *Fri 1:08 PM197 km123 miles107 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 1:08 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast E
Niterói *Fri 1:08 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast E
Belo Horizonte *Fri 1:08 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNortheast NE
Curitiba *Fri 1:08 PM451 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
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