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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° 21' 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"957.07 miwest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 misouth957.06 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° 27' 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' 45.3"1002.15 miwest0° 11' 55.1"13.65 misouth1002.14 mi
24 hours11° 59' 22.0"827.92 mieast4° 43' 09.8"324.32 misouth886.42 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 *Fri 12:32 PM43 km27 miles23 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad del Este *Fri 12:32 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Fri 1:32 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Asuncion *Fri 12:32 PM369 km230 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Fri 12:32 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
Criciúma *Fri 1:32 PM894 km556 miles483 nmSoutheast SE
São Paulo *Fri 1:32 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast E
Porto Alegre *Fri 1:32 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 11:32 AM914 km568 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 1:32 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmNortheast NE
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