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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 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"961.44 miwest0° 00' 21.3"0.41 misouth961.42 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° 50' North, Longitude: 175° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.12 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"961.98 miwest0° 06' 37.0"7.59 misouth962.29 mi
24 hours11° 13' 07.4"742.89 mieast2° 59' 36.6"205.84 misouth776.18 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 PM36 km22 miles19 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Sun 12:34 PM201 km125 miles108 nmWest-southwest WSW
Juiz de Fora *Sun 12:34 PM210 km131 miles114 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM212 km132 miles114 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vitória *Sun 12:34 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Belo Horizonte *Sun 12:34 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Sun 12:34 PM551 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sun 12:34 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Sun 12:34 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Sun 12:34 PM625 km389 miles338 nmWest W
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