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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 429.95 meters/second, 1547.8 kilometres/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 kilometres/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campos *Sun 12:34 PM42 km26 miles23 nm NW
Macaé *Sun 12:34 PM80 km49 miles43 nm WSW
Vitória *Sun 12:34 PM212 km132 miles114 nm NNE
Petrópolis *Sun 12:34 PM221 km137 miles119 nm WSW
Niterói *Sun 12:34 PM227 km141 miles123 nm WSW
Juiz de Fora *Sun 12:34 PM236 km147 miles127 nm W
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM237 km148 miles128 nm WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sun 12:34 PM380 km236 miles205 nm NW
Santos *Sun 12:34 PM577 km358 miles312 nm WSW
Guarulhos *Sun 12:34 PM580 km360 miles313 nm WSW