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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 = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1:54:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 32° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 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"16.63 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"997.84 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miSouth997.81 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.0"0.72 miEast0° 17' 53.8"20.51 miSouth20.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 135° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.51 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"965.02 miWest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 miSouth965.35 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.6"750.44 miEast3° 11' 36.1"219.55 miSouth787.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 10:54 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 10:54 AM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:54 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 10:54 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Mon 11:54 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 11:54 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 10:54 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 10:54 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 1:54 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmEast E
Montevideo *Mon 11:54 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmSouthwest SW

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