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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 15:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 20' South, Longitude: 53° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.10 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"959.54 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 misouth959.52 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.0"6.64 mieast0° 07' 28.9"8.58 misouth10.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' North, Longitude: 165° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.2"990.39 miwest0° 09' 52.3"11.31 misouth990.71 mi
24 hours11° 01' 14.7"750.66 mieast4° 10' 17.3"286.69 misouth807.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:24 PM214 km133 miles115 nmWest W
Campo Grande *Tue 12:24 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:24 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:24 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Tue 12:24 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Curitiba *Tue 1:24 PM562 km349 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:24 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 1:24 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast E
Campinas *Tue 1:24 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
São Paulo *Tue 1:24 PM734 km456 miles396 nmEast-southeast ESE
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