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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° 22' 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"996.35 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 misouth996.32 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.1 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 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"979.94 miwest0° 08' 56.8"10.25 misouth980.29 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.5"758.93 mieast3° 52' 24.7"266.26 misouth809.24 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 PM170 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
Brasilia *Tue 12:44 PM274 km170 miles148 nmWest W
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:44 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Goiânia *Tue 12:44 PM424 km264 miles229 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Tue 12:44 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:44 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SalvadorTue 11:44 AM823 km512 miles445 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Tue 12:44 PM825 km512 miles445 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 11:44 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:44 AM1566 km973 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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