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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: 58° 10' 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"953.50 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth953.49 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° 32' 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"929.31 miwest0° 02' 01.4"2.32 minorth929.41 mi
24 hours15° 03' 57.3"974.75 mieast1° 30' 35.2"103.86 minorth984.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:46 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth N
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:46 PM442 km275 miles239 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:46 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Thu 12:46 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaThu 12:46 PM757 km471 miles409 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánThu 12:46 PM817 km508 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreThu 11:46 AM870 km541 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
CórdobaThu 12:46 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioThu 12:46 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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