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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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 23° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.13 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"955.11 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth955.09 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.8"7.36 mieast0° 04' 50.6"5.56 misouth9.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 64° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.54 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.0"958.38 miwest0° 08' 37.8"9.89 misouth958.08 mi
24 hours14° 24' 01.7"957.28 mieast2° 56' 11.7"201.96 misouth971.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 10:26 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:26 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest W
JamestownMon 1:26 PM2024 km1257 miles1093 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 10:26 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 11:26 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:26 AM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Mon 11:26 AM2675 km1662 miles1445 nmWest-northwest WNW
Montevideo *Mon 11:26 AM3428 km2130 miles1851 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Mon 10:26 AM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:26 PM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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