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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 2:34:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 42° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.48 meters/second, 1603.7 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"996.30 miWest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 miSouth996.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.3"0.96 miEast0° 17' 37.2"20.19 miSouth20.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' North, Longitude: 133° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.08 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.6 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' 51.8"979.76 miWest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 miSouth980.11 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.0"758.79 miEast3° 52' 08.1"265.92 miSouth809.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montes Claros *Tue 12:34 PM149 km93 miles81 nmWest-southwest WSW
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:34 PM215 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Vitória da ConquistaTue 11:34 AM239 km149 miles129 nmNortheast NE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:34 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Tue 12:34 PM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM569 km354 miles307 nmWest W
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeTue 11:34 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmNortheast NE

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