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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: 41° 10' 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"959.57 miwest0° 00' 19.2"0.37 misouth959.55 mi
24 hours0° 06' 12.8"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: 153° 00' 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"989.97 miwest0° 09' 49.6"11.26 misouth990.29 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.1"750.27 mieast4° 09' 21.7"285.63 misouth806.75 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 PM66 km41 miles36 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Niterói *Tue 12:34 PM208 km129 miles112 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM218 km136 miles118 nmWest-southwest WSW
Juiz de Fora *Tue 12:34 PM237 km147 miles128 nmWest-northwest WNW
Vitória *Tue 12:34 PM239 km149 miles129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:34 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Tue 12:34 PM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM577 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Tue 12:34 PM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Tue 12:34 PM646 km402 miles349 nmWest W
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