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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

UTC time = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:22:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 35' South, Longitude: 52° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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"957.78 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 miSouth957.77 mi
24 hours0° 06' 29.3"6.91 miEast0° 06' 36.4"7.58 miSouth10.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 22' North, Longitude: 142° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 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' 31.7"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.8"1004.80 miWest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 miSouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 27' 12.8"792.03 miEast4° 44' 07.5"325.37 miSouth856.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Londrina *Thu 1:22 PM175 km109 miles95 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:22 PM379 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:22 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Curitiba *Thu 1:22 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSoutheast SE
Pirassununga *Thu 1:22 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
Campinas *Thu 1:22 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
Asuncion *Thu 12:22 PM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
Encarnación *Thu 12:22 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Thu 1:22 PM629 km391 miles339 nmEast E
Santos *Thu 1:22 PM667 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE

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