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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 2:24:00 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 14:24:00 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 AM171 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ItabunaTue 11:24 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IlhéusTue 11:24 AM192 km119 miles104 nmNortheast NE
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:24 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 11:24 AM397 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vitória *Tue 12:24 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:24 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:24 PM816 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:24 PM836 km520 miles452 nmWest W
São Paulo *Tue 12:24 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmSouthwest SW

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