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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 Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 27° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.51 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.61 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.0"996.43 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 misouth996.40 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.8"0.96 mieast0° 17' 37.9"20.21 misouth20.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' North, Longitude: 119° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"979.26 miwest0° 08' 52.0"10.16 misouth979.60 mi
24 hours11° 15' 09.0"758.36 mieast3° 50' 40.0"264.26 misouth808.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 10:34 AM1177 km732 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 10:34 AM1199 km745 miles647 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:34 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:34 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 11:34 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 11:34 AM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmWest W
JamestownTue 1:34 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmEast E
BelémTue 10:34 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaTue 1:34 PM3120 km1938 miles1685 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 1:34 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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