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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 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 24° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 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"1002.34 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.8"0.02 mieast0° 18' 40.3"21.40 misouth21.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 161° 55' 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"937.95 miwest0° 00' 32.3"0.62 misouth937.98 mi
24 hours11° 38' 50.5"752.80 mieast0° 39' 36.8"45.42 misouth755.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 10:20 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:20 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest W
JamestownFri 1:20 PM1975 km1227 miles1067 nmEast E
FortalezaFri 10:20 AM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:20 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Fri 11:20 AM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:20 AM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 1:20 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:20 PM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:20 PM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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