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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 42° 52' 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"996.36 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 misouth996.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.3"0.97 mieast0° 17' 37.2"20.20 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: 134° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.08 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 980.0 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"979.84 miwest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 misouth980.19 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.0"758.85 mieast3° 52' 09.8"265.97 misouth809.07 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 PM123 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:34 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:34 PM407 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Tue 12:34 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Tue 12:34 PM540 km335 miles291 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM593 km368 miles320 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:34 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Tue 12:34 PM905 km562 miles488 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeTue 11:34 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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