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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 15:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 28' South, Longitude: 55° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.71 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 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"958.66 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.35 misouth958.65 mi
24 hours0° 06' 21.4"6.78 mieast0° 07' 02.5"8.08 misouth10.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' North, Longitude: 156° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.1"1000.50 miwest0° 10' 58.6"12.57 misouth1000.74 mi
24 hours11° 08' 25.3"766.61 mieast4° 32' 26.0"312.01 misouth829.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 12:32 PM19 km12 miles10 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:32 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 1:32 PM355 km220 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Wed 12:32 PM377 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Encarnación *Wed 12:32 PM540 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 11:32 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Wed 1:32 PM923 km574 miles499 nmEast E
Criciúma *Wed 1:32 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Wed 1:32 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreWed 11:32 AM1079 km670 miles583 nmWest-northwest WNW
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