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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 2:10:00 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 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 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:10 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:10 AM888 km552 miles479 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 PM1349 km838 miles729 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:10 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 11:10 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Mon 12:10 PM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmSouthwest SW

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