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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° 23' 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"1002.41 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.38 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: 162° 11' 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"938.01 miwest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 misouth938.04 mi
24 hours11° 38' 50.4"752.85 mieast0° 39' 39.3"45.47 misouth755.85 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 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:20 AM1539 km957 miles831 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:20 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownFri 1:20 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:20 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Fri 11:20 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 11:20 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 1:20 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 1:20 PM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:20 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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