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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 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 40° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 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"996.37 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 misouth996.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.2"0.96 mieast0° 17' 37.4"20.20 misouth20.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 131° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.04 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 51.7"979.75 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 misouth980.09 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.7"758.77 mieast3° 51' 54.9"265.69 misouth808.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória da ConquistaTue 11:24 AM157 km97 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ItabunaTue 11:24 AM193 km120 miles104 nmNortheast NE
IlhéusTue 11:24 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNortheast NE
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:24 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorTue 11:24 AM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vitória *Tue 12:24 PM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:24 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:24 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:24 PM807 km501 miles435 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 12:24 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouthwest SW
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