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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 2:34:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 42° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.15 meters/second, 1606.1 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"997.80 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miSouth997.77 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 Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 145° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.68 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.6 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 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"965.42 miWest0° 07' 09.6"8.21 miSouth965.74 mi
24 hours11° 17' 36.7"750.57 miEast3° 12' 47.3"220.91 miSouth787.83 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 PM164 km102 miles88 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vitória da ConquistaMon 11:34 AM221 km138 miles120 nmEast-northeast ENE
Teófilo Otoni *Mon 12:34 PM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:34 PM466 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Mon 12:34 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorMon 11:34 AM549 km341 miles297 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Mon 12:34 PM567 km352 miles306 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:34 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Mon 12:34 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:34 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmNortheast NE

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