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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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 12' South, Longitude: 25° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.54 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 835.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.0"960.45 miwest0° 00' 20.4"0.39 misouth960.43 mi
24 hours0° 06' 03.7"6.48 mieast0° 07' 57.0"9.12 misouth11.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' North, Longitude: 149° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.26 meters/second, 1570.5 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.1"975.70 miwest0° 08' 18.4"9.52 misouth976.03 mi
24 hours11° 04' 13.5"743.12 mieast3° 36' 50.5"248.43 misouth788.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 10:34 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:34 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest W
RecifeMon 10:34 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 11:34 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmWest W
JamestownMon 1:34 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Mon 11:34 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 10:34 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 10:34 AM3237 km2011 miles1748 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 11:34 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 10:34 AM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmNorthwest NW
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