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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 14:44:00 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 PM142 km89 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Tue 12:44 PM304 km189 miles164 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:44 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Tue 12:44 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest W
Vitória *Tue 12:44 PM675 km420 miles365 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 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 11:44 AM1427 km886 miles770 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:44 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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