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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 20' South
Longitude: 43° 40' 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"959.56 miwest0° 00' 19.2"0.37 misouth959.54 mi
24 hours0° 06' 12.8"6.63 mieast0° 07' 29.6"8.60 misouth10.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 11' North
Longitude: 155° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.63 meters/second, 1593.5 km/hour, 990.1 miles/hour or 860.4 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' 27.1"990.05 miwest0° 09' 50.2"11.27 misouth990.37 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.8"750.35 mieast4° 09' 32.9"285.84 misouth806.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Volta Redonda *Tue 12:44 PM47 km29 miles25 nmWest-southwest WSW
Juiz de Fora *Tue 12:44 PM68 km42 miles37 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Tue 12:44 PM85 km53 miles46 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:44 PM86 km53 miles46 nmSoutheast SE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:44 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth N
Santos *Tue 12:44 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Tue 12:44 PM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Tue 12:44 PM358 km223 miles193 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Tue 12:44 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 12:44 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
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