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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 13:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 20° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.19 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"997.89 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.86 mi
24 hours0° 00' 38.5"0.71 mieast0° 17' 54.4"20.52 misouth20.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 13:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' North, Longitude: 123° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.5"964.53 miwest0° 07' 02.5"8.07 misouth964.85 mi
24 hours11° 17' 57.1"750.28 mieast3° 10' 06.5"217.84 misouth786.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 1:04 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast E
RecifeMon 10:04 AM1826 km1134 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:04 AM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:04 AM2429 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:04 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:04 PM2661 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:04 PM2801 km1740 miles1512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:04 PM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 11:04 AM2903 km1804 miles1568 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbidjanMon 1:04 PM2940 km1827 miles1587 nmNortheast NE
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