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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 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 36° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 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"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"997.82 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.79 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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 139° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.58 meters/second, 1553.7 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"965.18 miwest0° 07' 07.7"8.17 misouth965.51 mi
24 hours11° 17' 42.0"750.49 mieast3° 12' 04.6"220.09 misouth787.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorMon 11:10 AM384 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:10 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:10 AM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:10 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:10 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:10 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:10 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:10 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:10 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmSouthwest SW
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