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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 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 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM897 km557 miles484 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 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:04 PM1457 km906 miles787 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:04 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:04 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:04 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 11:04 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNorthwest NW
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