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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 12' South, Longitude: 40° 60' 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"960.41 miwest0° 00' 20.2"0.39 misouth960.39 mi
24 hours0° 06' 04.1"6.48 mieast0° 07' 55.9"9.10 misouth11.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' North, Longitude: 163° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.53 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 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' 11.0"976.30 miwest0° 08' 22.3"9.59 misouth976.64 mi
24 hours11° 03' 56.9"743.25 mieast3° 38' 18.4"250.10 misouth789.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campos *Mon 12:34 PM60 km37 miles32 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Macaé *Mon 12:34 PM84 km52 miles45 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vitória *Mon 12:34 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Mon 12:34 PM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM241 km150 miles130 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:34 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Mon 12:34 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Mon 12:34 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Mon 12:34 PM664 km413 miles359 nmWest W
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