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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 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 50° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 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"997.77 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 misouth997.74 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.6"0.73 mieast0° 17' 53.0"20.50 misouth20.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' North, Longitude: 152° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.81 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.0"965.71 miwest0° 07' 12.0"8.25 misouth966.04 mi
24 hours11° 17' 30.2"750.68 mieast3° 13' 40.5"221.92 misouth788.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Goiânia *Mon 1:04 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSoutheast SE
Anápolis *Mon 1:04 PM128 km80 miles69 nmEast-southeast ESE
Barra do GarçasMon 12:04 PM232 km144 miles126 nmWest W
Brasilia *Mon 1:04 PM237 km147 miles128 nmEast E
São Paulo *Mon 1:04 PM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 1:04 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorMon 12:04 PM1293 km804 miles698 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Mon 12:04 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 12:04 PM1610 km1001 miles870 nmNorth N
SucreMon 11:04 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest-southwest WSW
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