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Day and Night World Map

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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 55' South
Longitude: 42° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.15 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 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"997.87 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.84 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.3"0.73 mieast0° 17' 53.4"20.50 misouth20.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 07' North
Longitude: 145° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.69 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.1 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 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"965.50 miwest0° 07' 09.8"8.21 misouth965.82 mi
24 hours11° 17' 36.5"750.63 mieast3° 12' 49.3"220.96 misouth787.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Mon 12:34 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória da ConquistaMon 11:34 AM244 km151 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:34 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest W
Vitória *Mon 12:34 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM781 km486 miles422 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:34 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 11:34 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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