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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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 35' South, Longitude: 40° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"957.81 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 misouth957.79 mi
24 hours0° 06' 29.0"6.91 mieast0° 06' 37.2"7.59 misouth10.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 130° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.22 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.3"1004.76 miwest0° 11' 39.9"13.36 misouth1004.89 mi
24 hours11° 26' 22.6"791.01 mieast4° 43' 55.2"325.13 misouth855.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campos *Thu 12:34 PM112 km69 miles60 nmNorthwest NW
Macaé *Thu 12:34 PM115 km72 miles62 nmWest W
Niterói *Thu 12:34 PM251 km156 miles135 nmWest W
Vitória *Thu 12:34 PM253 km157 miles137 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:34 PM261 km162 miles141 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:34 PM458 km285 miles247 nmNorthwest NW
Santos *Thu 12:34 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Thu 12:34 PM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Thu 12:34 PM660 km410 miles356 nmWest W
Brasilia *Thu 12:34 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmNorthwest NW
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