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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

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 3:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 23' 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"959.47 miWest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 miSouth959.45 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.0"6.63 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: 164° 51' 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"990.32 miWest0° 09' 52.2"11.31 miSouth990.63 mi
24 hours11° 01' 14.6"750.60 miEast4° 10' 16.1"286.65 miSouth807.36 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 PM242 km151 miles131 nmWest W
Campo Grande *Tue 12:24 PM244 km151 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:24 PM373 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:24 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Curitiba *Tue 1:24 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Tue 12:24 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Tue 12:24 PM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 1:24 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast E
Campinas *Tue 1:24 PM653 km406 miles353 nmEast E
São Paulo *Tue 1:24 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-southeast ESE

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