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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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 37° 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"0.73 mieast0° 17' 53.7"20.51 misouth20.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' North, Longitude: 140° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.59 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 38.4"965.22 miwest0° 07' 08.1"8.18 misouth965.54 mi
24 hours11° 17' 41.2"750.51 mieast3° 12' 11.7"220.23 misouth787.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusMon 11:14 AM201 km125 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 11:14 AM221 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:14 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:14 AM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:14 PM977 km607 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:14 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:14 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:14 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNorthwest NW
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