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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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 28' South, Longitude: 43° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.72 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"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.3"958.69 miwest0° 00' 18.1"0.35 misouth958.68 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.1"6.77 mieast0° 07' 03.4"8.10 misouth10.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 01' North, Longitude: 144° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 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' 22.7"1000.24 miwest0° 10' 56.8"12.54 misouth1000.49 mi
24 hours11° 08' 00.0"765.92 mieast4° 31' 51.2"311.35 misouth828.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Volta Redonda *Wed 12:44 PM54 km33 miles29 nmWest W
Niterói *Wed 12:44 PM68 km42 miles37 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:44 PM68 km42 miles37 nmSoutheast SE
Juiz de Fora *Wed 12:44 PM78 km48 miles42 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Campos *Wed 12:44 PM247 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:44 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
Santos *Wed 12:44 PM329 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Wed 12:44 PM337 km210 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Wed 12:44 PM366 km228 miles198 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Wed 12:44 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest W
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