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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 13:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 25° 45' 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"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"955.04 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth955.02 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.9"7.36 mieast0° 04' 50.3"5.55 misouth9.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 66° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.48 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.0"958.19 miwest0° 08' 36.9"9.87 misouth957.90 mi
24 hours14° 24' 19.8"957.45 mieast2° 55' 46.5"201.47 misouth971.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 10:36 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:36 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmWest W
RecifeMon 10:36 AM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 11:36 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest W
JamestownMon 1:36 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmEast-northeast ENE
Brasilia *Mon 11:36 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 10:36 AM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Mon 11:36 AM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Mon 10:36 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest W
Buenos AiresMon 10:36 AM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmWest-southwest WSW
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