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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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 20' South, Longitude: 36° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.12 meters/second, 1544.8 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.1 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"959.58 miwest0° 00' 19.2"0.37 misouth959.56 mi
24 hours0° 06' 12.6"6.63 mieast0° 07' 30.2"8.61 misouth10.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 148° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.51 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.0"989.80 miwest0° 09' 48.4"11.24 misouth990.12 mi
24 hours11° 01' 09.9"750.12 mieast4° 08' 59.1"285.20 misouth806.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 12:14 PM488 km303 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:14 PM724 km450 miles391 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:14 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:14 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 12:14 PM1429 km888 miles771 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1581 km983 miles854 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 11:14 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:14 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouthwest SW
Buenos AiresTue 11:14 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouthwest SW
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