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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° 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' 39.2"0.73 mieast0° 17' 53.6"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° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.60 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 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"965.30 miwest0° 07' 08.2"8.18 misouth965.62 mi
24 hours11° 17' 41.0"750.56 mieast3° 12' 13.7"220.28 misouth787.64 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 AM178 km111 miles96 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaMon 11:14 AM197 km122 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM332 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Mon 12:14 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:14 AM923 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:14 PM960 km596 miles518 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Mon 12:14 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest W
São Paulo *Mon 12:14 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM1347 km837 miles728 nmNorth N
BelémMon 11:14 AM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
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