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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 13:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 32° 52' 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"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"997.91 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.88 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.0"0.72 mieast0° 17' 53.8"20.51 misouth20.53 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° 48' 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"965.10 miwest0° 07' 06.5"8.15 misouth965.43 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.4"750.50 mieast3° 11' 38.0"219.60 misouth787.39 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 AM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 10:54 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:54 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 10:54 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Mon 11:54 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 11:54 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 10:54 AM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 10:54 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 1:54 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmEast E
Montevideo *Mon 11:54 AM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmSouthwest SW
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