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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 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 12' South, Longitude: 38° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.52 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 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"960.49 miwest0° 00' 20.4"0.39 misouth960.47 mi
24 hours0° 06' 04.0"6.48 mieast0° 07' 56.1"9.10 misouth11.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' North, Longitude: 161° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.49 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.8"976.28 miwest0° 08' 21.8"9.58 misouth976.61 mi
24 hours11° 03' 59.2"743.28 mieast3° 38' 05.5"249.87 misouth789.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Mon 12:24 PM265 km165 miles143 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Mon 12:24 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:24 PM461 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:24 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Mon 12:24 PM821 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 11:24 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 12:24 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:24 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Mon 11:24 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 11:24 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNorth N
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