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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 14:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 38° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 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"955.02 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth955.00 mi
24 hours0° 06' 56.1"7.37 mieast0° 04' 49.4"5.53 misouth9.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 79° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.19 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.5"957.53 miwest0° 08' 32.0"9.78 misouth957.23 mi
24 hours14° 26' 01.6"958.75 mieast2° 53' 24.2"198.75 misouth971.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Mon 12:26 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Mon 12:26 PM499 km310 miles269 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:26 PM507 km315 miles274 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:26 PM861 km535 miles465 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:26 AM1108 km689 miles598 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 12:26 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:26 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Mon 11:26 AM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 11:26 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth N
Montevideo *Mon 12:26 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmSouthwest SW
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