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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° 06' 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"1002.35 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.32 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° 00' 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"937.94 miwest0° 00' 31.1"0.60 misouth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 38' 52.1"752.82 mieast0° 39' 09.1"44.89 misouth755.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 1:08 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast E
RecifeFri 10:08 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:08 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:08 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:08 AM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:08 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:08 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:08 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Fri 11:08 AM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:08 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmWest W
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