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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 = Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 2:04:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 35° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.50 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"996.33 miWest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 miSouth996.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.0"0.96 miEast0° 17' 37.6"20.20 miSouth20.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 126° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.33 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"979.47 miWest0° 08' 54.0"10.20 miSouth979.82 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.0"758.54 miEast3° 51' 23.4"265.07 miSouth808.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorTue 11:04 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:04 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 12:04 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:04 AM1431 km889 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:04 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:04 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:04 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:04 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 11:04 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNorthwest NW

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