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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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' South, Longitude: 41° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.98 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.53 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.53 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.7"7.78 mieast0° 02' 39.2"3.04 minorth8.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 117° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.43 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.97 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 minorth937.94 mi
24 hours11° 43' 38.2"758.06 mieast0° 12' 37.4"14.48 misouth758.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Niterói *Wed 12:46 PM164 km102 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:46 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campos *Wed 12:46 PM177 km110 miles96 nmNorth N
Vitória *Wed 12:46 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:46 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santos *Wed 12:46 PM491 km305 miles265 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 12:46 PM518 km322 miles280 nmWest W
Campinas *Wed 12:46 PM569 km354 miles307 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Wed 12:46 PM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
Criciúma *Wed 12:46 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
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