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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° 35' 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"996.36 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 misouth996.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 51.7"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° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.81 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.0 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"979.18 miwest0° 08' 51.8"10.16 misouth979.52 mi
24 hours11° 15' 08.9"758.30 mieast3° 50' 38.3"264.21 misouth808.01 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 AM1197 km744 miles647 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorTue 10:34 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:34 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:34 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Tue 11:34 AM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 11:34 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmWest W
JamestownTue 1:34 PM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmEast E
BelémTue 10:34 AM2814 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaTue 1:34 PM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 1:34 PM3155 km1960 miles1704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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