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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

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 115° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.03 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 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"959.32 miWest0° 00' 19.0"0.36 miSouth959.30 mi
24 hours0° 06' 14.5"6.66 miEast0° 07' 24.4"8.50 miSouth10.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 134° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.69 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"992.38 miWest0° 10' 05.1"11.55 miSouth992.69 mi
24 hours11° 01' 42.9"752.68 miEast4° 14' 45.3"291.78 miSouth810.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Tue 2:34 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownTue 11:34 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 9:34 AM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:34 PM3705 km2302 miles2001 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 2:34 PM4271 km2654 miles2306 nmEast E
RarotongaTue 9:34 AM4526 km2812 miles2444 nmWest W
Santiago *Tue 4:34 PM4580 km2846 miles2473 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 2:34 PM4731 km2940 miles2554 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaTue 1:34 PM4936 km3067 miles2665 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:34 PM4938 km3068 miles2666 nmNortheast NE

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