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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: 41° 16' 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"960.48 miwest0° 00' 20.2"0.39 misouth960.46 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: 164° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.53 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.0"976.38 miwest0° 08' 22.5"9.60 misouth976.72 mi
24 hours11° 03' 56.5"743.31 mieast3° 38' 20.1"250.15 misouth789.28 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 PM50 km31 miles27 nmNorth N
Niterói *Mon 12:34 PM203 km126 miles110 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Juiz de Fora *Mon 12:34 PM223 km139 miles120 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vitória *Mon 12:34 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:34 PM385 km240 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Mon 12:34 PM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Mon 12:34 PM604 km376 miles326 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Mon 12:34 PM636 km395 miles343 nmWest W
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