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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° 22' 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"997.96 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.93 mi
24 hours0° 00' 38.5"0.71 mieast0° 17' 54.4"20.52 misouth20.54 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° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.7 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"964.61 miwest0° 07' 02.7"8.07 misouth964.93 mi
24 hours11° 17' 56.9"750.34 mieast3° 10' 08.7"217.90 misouth786.75 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 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmEast E
RecifeMon 10:04 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:04 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:04 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:04 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:04 PM2673 km1661 miles1444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:04 PM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Mon 11:04 AM2875 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 1:04 PM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Mon 11:04 AM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmWest W
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