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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' South, Longitude: 57° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.1"953.43 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth953.42 mi
24 hours0° 07' 11.3"7.62 mieast0° 03' 25.2"3.92 misouth8.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' South, Longitude: 53° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.54 meters/second, 1495.9 km/hour, 929.5 miles/hour or 807.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 21' 47.0"929.24 miwest0° 02' 01.1"2.32 minorth929.35 mi
24 hours15° 03' 58.9"974.71 mieast1° 30' 31.1"103.78 minorth984.92 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 *Thu 12:46 PM232 km144 miles125 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:46 PM239 km149 miles129 nmNorth N
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:46 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:46 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Thu 12:46 PM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaThu 12:46 PM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:46 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánThu 12:46 PM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreThu 11:46 AM895 km556 miles483 nmWest-northwest WNW
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