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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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 35° 23' 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"999.40 miwest0° 00' 45.6"0.87 misouth999.36 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° 38' 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"952.06 miwest0° 05' 06.7"5.86 misouth952.32 mi
24 hours11° 24' 50.5"748.40 mieast2° 26' 14.3"167.62 misouth771.93 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 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióSun 11:04 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
RecifeSun 11:04 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:04 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 12:04 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 11:04 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Sun 12:04 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:04 AM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 11:04 AM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 11:04 AM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmNorthwest NW
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