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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 = Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:34:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 04' South, Longitude: 41° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.95 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.03 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.3"961.37 miWest0° 00' 21.3"0.41 miSouth961.35 mi
24 hours0° 05' 55.2"6.33 miEast0° 08' 21.6"9.59 miSouth11.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 175° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.1"961.90 miWest0° 06' 36.9"7.58 miSouth962.21 mi
24 hours11° 13' 08.1"742.84 miEast2° 59' 34.7"205.79 miSouth776.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campos *Sun 12:34 PM42 km26 miles23 nmNorthwest NW
Macaé *Sun 12:34 PM80 km49 miles43 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vitória *Sun 12:34 PM212 km132 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Sun 12:34 PM227 km141 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Juiz de Fora *Sun 12:34 PM236 km147 miles127 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM237 km148 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sun 12:34 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Sun 12:34 PM577 km358 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sun 12:34 PM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Sun 12:34 PM621 km386 miles335 nmWest W

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