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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 55' South
Longitude: 35° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 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"997.90 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.87 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.1"0.72 mieast0° 17' 53.7"20.51 misouth20.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 11' North
Longitude: 138° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.56 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 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' 38.3"965.20 miwest0° 07' 07.4"8.16 misouth965.52 mi
24 hours11° 17' 43.2"750.53 mieast3° 11' 55.8"219.94 misouth787.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 11:04 AM468 km291 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:04 AM866 km538 miles467 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:04 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:04 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 11:04 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Mon 12:04 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:04 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:04 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:04 PM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneMon 11:04 AM2968 km1844 miles1602 nmNorthwest NW
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