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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 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' South, Longitude: 56° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.10 meters/second, 1544.7 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"959.53 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 misouth959.51 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.1"6.64 mieast0° 07' 28.7"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° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.82 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.3"990.48 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 misouth990.79 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.4"750.74 mieast4° 10' 28.5"286.90 misouth807.57 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 12:34 PM50 km31 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:34 PM228 km142 miles123 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 12:34 PM358 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:34 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:34 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Encarnación *Tue 12:34 PM553 km344 miles299 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:34 AM831 km516 miles448 nmNorthwest NW
Criciúma *Tue 1:34 PM979 km608 miles529 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaTue 12:34 PM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
Porto Alegre *Tue 1:34 PM984 km612 miles531 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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