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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 3:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' South, Longitude: 58° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 429.09 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 miSouth959.44 mi
24 hours0° 06' 13.3"6.64 miEast0° 07' 28.6"8.57 miSouth10.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 01' North, Longitude: 170° 11' West

The ground speed is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 kilometres/hour, 990.6 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"990.50 miWest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 miSouth990.82 mi
24 hours11° 01' 16.4"750.77 miEast4° 10' 40.4"287.11 miSouth807.67 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
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:46 PM179 km111 miles96 nmNortheast NE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:46 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast E
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:46 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:46 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Tue 12:46 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzTue 11:46 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaTue 12:46 PM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 11:46 AM759 km471 miles410 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánTue 12:46 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW

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