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Day and Night World Map

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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, November 1, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 40' South
Longitude: 24° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.88 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1003.85 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 miwest0° 18' 54.8"21.67 misouth21.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 38' North
Longitude: 173° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"939.79 miwest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 minorth939.70 mi
24 hours11° 39' 23.3"754.78 mieast0° 16' 06.6"18.47 minorth754.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 10:20 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 10:20 AM1536 km955 miles829 nmWest W
FortalezaThu 10:20 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownThu 1:20 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 11:20 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Thu 11:20 AM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 11:20 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 1:20 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 1:20 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:20 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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