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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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 45° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.48 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 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"996.29 miWest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 miSouth996.25 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.4"0.97 miEast0° 17' 37.1"20.19 miSouth20.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 136° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 meters/second, 1577.2 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"979.86 miWest0° 08' 56.7"10.25 miSouth980.21 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.5"758.87 miEast3° 52' 23.0"266.21 miSouth809.17 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 12:44 PM141 km88 miles76 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Tue 12:44 PM304 km189 miles164 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:44 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Tue 12:44 PM449 km279 miles242 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 12:44 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:44 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorTue 11:44 AM796 km495 miles430 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Tue 12:44 PM828 km515 miles447 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 11:44 AM1428 km888 miles771 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:44 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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