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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

UTC time = Monday, December 3, 2012 at 2:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 30' 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' 55.6"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° 50' North, Longitude: 166° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.57 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"976.40 miWest0° 08' 23.1"9.61 miSouth976.74 mi
24 hours11° 03' 54.2"743.27 miEast3° 38' 33.0"250.38 miSouth789.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Petrópolis *Mon 12:44 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSoutheast SE
Juiz de Fora *Mon 12:44 PM51 km32 miles28 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Volta Redonda *Mon 12:44 PM72 km45 miles39 nmWest-southwest WSW
Niterói *Mon 12:44 PM84 km52 miles46 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:44 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Macaé *Mon 12:44 PM177 km110 miles96 nmEast E
Campos *Mon 12:44 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:44 PM257 km160 miles139 nmNorth N
Santos *Mon 12:44 PM350 km218 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Mon 12:44 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW

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