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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 27, 2012 at 15:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 57° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.86 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth952.87 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.0"7.73 mieast0° 03' 08.4"3.60 minorth8.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 15:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 112° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.06 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.4"939.40 miwest0° 01' 51.2"2.13 misouth939.50 mi
24 hours11° 41' 36.9"757.09 mieast1° 10' 56.8"81.35 misouth764.31 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 12:52 PM223 km139 miles121 nmSouth S
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 12:52 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:52 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth N
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:52 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
Foz do Iguaçu *Thu 1:52 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
Encarnación *Thu 12:52 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaThu 12:52 PM777 km483 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:52 AM828 km514 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánThu 12:52 PM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreThu 11:52 AM894 km556 miles483 nmWest-northwest WNW
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