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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° 11' 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"957.78 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 misouth957.76 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° 38' 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"1004.81 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 misouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 27' 23.4"792.24 mieast4° 44' 10.1"325.41 misouth856.34 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 PM57 km36 miles31 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:32 PM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:32 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Thu 12:32 PM390 km242 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Thu 12:32 PM530 km330 miles286 nmSouth S
Curitiba *Thu 1:32 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Thu 1:32 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast E
Criciúma *Thu 1:32 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Thu 1:32 PM914 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:32 AM917 km570 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
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