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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° 05' 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"996.31 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 misouth996.28 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 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"979.67 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.22 misouth980.01 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.7"758.70 mieast3° 51' 53.2"265.64 misouth808.83 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 AM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ItabunaTue 11:24 AM177 km110 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IlhéusTue 11:24 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:24 PM239 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 11:24 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vitória *Tue 12:24 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:24 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:24 PM816 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:24 PM836 km520 miles452 nmWest W
RecifeTue 11:24 AM1060 km659 miles573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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