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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 21° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.1"1002.42 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.39 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.7"0.01 mieast0° 18' 40.4"21.40 misouth21.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 159° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.44 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 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' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"938.00 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 misouth938.03 mi
24 hours11° 38' 52.0"752.87 mieast0° 39' 11.6"44.94 misouth755.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 10:08 AM1657 km1029 miles895 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownFri 1:08 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmEast E
SalvadorFri 10:08 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:08 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:08 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:08 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:08 PM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Fri 11:08 AM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryFri 1:08 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Fri 11:08 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmWest W
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