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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 20' South, Longitude: 40° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.11 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"959.50 miwest0° 00' 19.2"0.37 misouth959.48 mi
24 hours0° 06' 12.7"6.63 mieast0° 07' 29.8"8.60 misouth10.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' North, Longitude: 152° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 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"989.89 miwest0° 09' 49.6"11.26 misouth990.21 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.1"750.21 mieast4° 09' 20.4"285.59 misouth806.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campos *Tue 12:34 PM77 km48 miles42 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Macaé *Tue 12:34 PM92 km57 miles50 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 12:34 PM231 km143 miles125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Tue 12:34 PM235 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM246 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:34 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Tue 12:34 PM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM604 km376 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Tue 12:34 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Tue 12:34 PM675 km419 miles364 nmWest W
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