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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 42' South, Longitude: 55° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.00 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.6"957.01 miwest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 misouth956.99 mi
24 hours0° 06' 36.7"7.04 mieast0° 06' 09.4"7.06 misouth9.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' South, Longitude: 133° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.03 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"1002.09 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.07 mi
24 hours11° 59' 20.1"827.83 mieast4° 43' 10.2"324.30 misouth886.33 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 *Fri 12:32 PM70 km44 miles38 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad del Este *Fri 12:32 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth S
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 1:32 PM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Fri 12:32 PM388 km241 miles209 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Fri 12:32 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth S
Curitiba *Fri 1:32 PM662 km411 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Fri 1:32 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast E
Criciúma *Fri 1:32 PM875 km544 miles473 nmSoutheast SE
Porto Alegre *Fri 1:32 PM899 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 11:32 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
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