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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 2:14:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 AM199 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 11:14 AM220 km136 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:14 PM564 km350 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:14 AM917 km570 miles495 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 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM1351 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:14 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorthwest NW

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