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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:04:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 35° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.2"999.33 miWest0° 00' 45.6"0.87 miSouth999.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.4"0.49 miEast0° 18' 09.5"20.81 miSouth20.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 149° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.70 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.87 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.8"951.99 miWest0° 05' 06.6"5.86 miSouth952.24 mi
24 hours11° 24' 50.9"748.35 miEast2° 26' 11.9"167.57 miSouth771.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 11:04 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióSun 11:04 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
RecifeSun 11:04 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:04 PM1177 km731 miles635 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:04 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sun 12:04 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:04 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:04 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 11:04 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 11:04 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmNorthwest NW

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