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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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 12' South, Longitude: 43° 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"960.47 miwest0° 00' 20.2"0.39 misouth960.45 mi
24 hours0° 06' 04.1"6.48 mieast0° 07' 55.6"9.09 misouth11.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' North, Longitude: 166° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.58 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 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' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.3"976.48 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 misouth976.82 mi
24 hours11° 03' 53.8"743.33 mieast3° 38' 34.7"250.43 misouth789.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Volta Redonda *Mon 12:44 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSouthwest SW
Juiz de Fora *Mon 12:44 PM62 km38 miles33 nmNortheast NE
Niterói *Mon 12:44 PM103 km64 miles56 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:44 PM104 km65 miles56 nmSoutheast SE
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:44 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorth N
Santos *Mon 12:44 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Mon 12:44 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Mon 12:44 PM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pirassununga *Mon 12:44 PM378 km235 miles204 nmWest W
Vitória *Mon 12:44 PM412 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
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