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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 15:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 35' South, Longitude: 55° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.0 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"957.85 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 misouth957.83 mi
24 hours0° 06' 29.3"6.91 mieast0° 06' 36.1"7.57 misouth10.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 20' North, Longitude: 144° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 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' 49.5"1004.88 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 misouth1005.00 mi
24 hours11° 27' 24.6"792.32 mieast4° 44' 10.4"325.44 misouth856.42 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 *Thu 12:32 PM29 km18 miles16 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:32 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:32 PM339 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Thu 12:32 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Thu 12:32 PM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:32 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Thu 1:32 PM910 km566 miles492 nmEast E
Criciúma *Thu 1:32 PM910 km566 miles492 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Thu 1:32 PM927 km576 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreThu 11:32 AM1094 km680 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
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