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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 28' South, Longitude: 41° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.73 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.3"958.70 miwest0° 00' 18.1"0.35 misouth958.68 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.1"6.77 mieast0° 07' 03.7"8.10 misouth10.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' North, Longitude: 141° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.8"1000.19 miwest0° 10' 56.3"12.53 misouth1000.43 mi
24 hours11° 07' 55.0"765.78 mieast4° 31' 44.0"311.21 misouth828.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campos *Wed 12:34 PM82 km51 miles45 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Niterói *Wed 12:34 PM215 km133 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:34 PM225 km140 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vitória *Wed 12:34 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:34 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Wed 12:34 PM564 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Wed 12:34 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Wed 12:34 PM622 km386 miles336 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Wed 12:34 PM658 km409 miles355 nmWest W
Brasilia *Wed 12:34 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmNorthwest NW
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