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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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 02' South, Longitude: 37° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"954.66 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth954.67 mi
24 hours0° 07' 03.2"7.49 mieast0° 04' 58.0"5.70 minorth9.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' North, Longitude: 177° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.04 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"986.49 miwest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 misouth986.82 mi
24 hours348° 59' 13.9"747.27 miwest4° 01' 23.0"276.51 misouth801.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Mon 12:34 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Mon 12:34 PM527 km327 miles285 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM535 km333 miles289 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM889 km552 miles480 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:34 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Mon 11:34 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmNorth N
Montevideo *Mon 12:34 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmSouthwest SW
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