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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 Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 48° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.78 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.6"7.88 mieast0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 15' North, Longitude: 178° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.59 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 33' 28.1"987.74 miwest0° 08' 13.5"9.43 misouth988.02 mi
24 hours349° 28' 00.4"714.71 miwest3° 29' 33.2"240.05 misouth757.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sorocaba *Sat 1:10 PM79 km49 miles42 nmEast E
Campinas *Sat 1:10 PM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bauru *Sat 1:10 PM154 km96 miles83 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 1:10 PM162 km101 miles88 nmEast E
Pirassununga *Sat 1:10 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santos *Sat 1:10 PM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
Curitiba *Sat 1:10 PM242 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 1:10 PM518 km322 miles280 nmEast E
Niterói *Sat 1:10 PM527 km328 miles285 nmEast E
Criciúma *Sat 1:10 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth S
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