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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 13' South
Longitude: 56° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.50 meters/second, 1546.2 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"960.44 miwest0° 00' 20.2"0.39 misouth960.42 mi
24 hours0° 06' 04.5"6.49 mieast0° 07' 54.7"9.08 misouth11.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 42' North
Longitude: 178° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.80 meters/second, 1572.5 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"976.98 miwest0° 08' 26.5"9.67 misouth977.32 mi
24 hours11° 03' 40.6"743.45 mieast3° 39' 47.2"251.81 misouth789.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Mon 12:34 PM66 km41 miles36 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fuerte Olimpo *Mon 12:34 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 12:34 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ciudad del Este *Mon 12:34 PM403 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Mon 1:34 PM407 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Encarnación *Mon 12:34 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSouth S
SaltaMon 12:34 PM975 km606 miles527 nmWest-southwest WSW
Criciúma *Mon 1:34 PM997 km619 miles538 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Mon 1:34 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
SucreMon 11:34 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW
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