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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 areas 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 3:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' South, Longitude: 55° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 429.10 meters/second, 1544.7 kilometres/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"959.46 miWest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 miSouth959.45 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.1"6.64 miEast0° 07' 28.8"8.58 miSouth10.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' North, Longitude: 167° 17' West

The ground speed is currently 442.81 meters/second, 1594.1 kilometres/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.51 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.3"990.40 miWest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 miSouth990.72 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.4"750.68 miEast4° 10' 27.2"286.86 miSouth807.50 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:34 PM27 km17 miles15 nmSoutheast SE
Campo Grande *Tue 12:34 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:34 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 12:34 PM371 km231 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:34 PM374 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:34 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Encarnación *Tue 12:34 PM553 km343 miles298 nmSouth S
Santa CruzTue 11:34 AM915 km568 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rivera *Tue 1:34 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Tue 1:34 PM958 km595 miles517 nmEast E

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