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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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 24' South, Longitude: 39° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.75 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.5"952.01 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth952.01 mi
24 hours0° 07' 25.2"7.86 mieast0° 01' 06.5"1.27 misouth7.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 55' South, Longitude: 31° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.9"1002.15 miwest0° 11' 41.0"13.38 minorth1002.36 mi
24 hours11° 15' 31.7"777.01 mieast4° 38' 59.8"319.51 minorth841.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 12:32 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Niterói *Tue 12:32 PM418 km260 miles226 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:32 PM425 km264 miles230 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:32 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 12:32 PM774 km481 miles418 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:32 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Tue 12:32 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 11:32 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Tue 11:32 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmWest W
Montevideo *Tue 12:32 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmSouthwest SW
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