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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 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 28' South, Longitude: 55° 47' 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"958.60 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.35 misouth958.58 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' North, Longitude: 156° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.1"1000.43 miwest0° 10' 58.7"12.57 misouth1000.67 mi
24 hours11° 08' 25.7"766.56 mieast4° 32' 26.7"312.00 misouth829.77 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 12:34 PM10 km6 miles5 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:34 PM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Wed 1:34 PM362 km225 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Wed 12:34 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Encarnación *Wed 12:34 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 11:34 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorthwest NW
Criciúma *Wed 1:34 PM942 km586 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Wed 1:34 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
Porto Alegre *Wed 1:34 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaWed 12:34 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
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