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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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 21' South
Longitude: 59° 10' 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 misouth959.50 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 01' North
Longitude: 170° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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"990.58 miwest0° 09' 53.5"11.33 misouth990.90 mi
24 hours11° 01' 16.5"750.83 mieast4° 10' 41.7"287.15 misouth807.74 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 12:46 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:46 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:46 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:46 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzTue 11:46 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaTue 12:46 PM691 km430 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 11:46 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánTue 12:46 PM788 km490 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
CórdobaTue 12:46 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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