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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° 52' 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"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"997.89 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.86 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° 40' 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"965.26 miwest0° 07' 07.8"8.17 misouth965.58 mi
24 hours11° 17' 41.9"750.55 mieast3° 12' 06.6"220.15 misouth787.59 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 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:10 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:10 AM891 km553 miles481 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:10 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:10 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:10 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:10 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:10 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:10 PM2851 km1772 miles1540 nmSouthwest SW
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