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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 21' South
Longitude: 58° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.09 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"959.52 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 misouth959.51 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.3"6.64 mieast0° 07' 28.6"8.58 misouth10.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 01' North
Longitude: 169° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.85 meters/second, 1594.3 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"990.56 miwest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 misouth990.88 mi
24 hours11° 01' 16.4"750.82 mieast4° 10' 39.4"287.11 misouth807.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:44 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Tue 12:44 PM342 km212 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:44 PM542 km337 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:44 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:44 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 12:44 PM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 11:44 AM779 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánTue 12:44 PM828 km514 miles447 nmSouthwest SW
CórdobaTue 12:44 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazTue 11:44 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
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