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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 12' South
Longitude: 35° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.50 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.5 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"996.40 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 misouth996.36 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 59' North
Longitude: 126° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 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"979.55 miwest0° 08' 54.1"10.20 misouth979.89 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.0"758.60 mieast3° 51' 24.9"265.12 misouth808.58 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 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:04 PM1110 km690 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Tue 12:04 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 11:04 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:04 PM1433 km891 miles774 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:04 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 11:04 AM2523 km1568 miles1363 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:04 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneTue 11:04 AM2994 km1860 miles1616 nmNorthwest NW
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