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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 20' South, Longitude: 26° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.13 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.5"959.60 miwest0° 00' 19.2"0.37 misouth959.59 mi
24 hours0° 06' 12.4"6.62 mieast0° 07' 30.9"8.62 misouth10.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' North, Longitude: 138° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.8"989.45 miwest0° 09' 46.4"11.20 misouth989.77 mi
24 hours11° 01' 07.7"749.83 mieast4° 08' 14.0"284.34 misouth805.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorTue 10:34 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:34 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmWest W
RecifeTue 10:34 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 11:34 AM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmWest W
JamestownTue 1:34 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Tue 11:34 AM2394 km1487 miles1292 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaTue 10:34 AM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 10:34 AM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 11:34 AM3231 km2008 miles1744 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 10:34 AM3342 km2076 miles1804 nmNorthwest NW
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