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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 areas 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 3:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' South, Longitude: 57° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 445.46 meters/second, 1603.6 kilometres/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"996.23 miWest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 miSouth996.20 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.8"0.97 miEast0° 17' 36.5"20.18 miSouth20.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 148° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 438.34 meters/second, 1578.0 kilometres/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.34 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.9"980.35 miWest0° 09' 00.1"10.31 miSouth980.69 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.0"759.29 miEast3° 53' 37.4"267.62 miSouth810.00 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Tue 12:34 PM173 km108 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:34 AM362 km225 miles195 nmWest W
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:34 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasTue 12:34 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
Santa CruzTue 11:34 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:34 PM725 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreTue 11:34 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
CochabambaTue 11:34 AM923 km574 miles499 nmWest W
Asuncion *Tue 12:34 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Tue 1:34 PM1039 km646 miles561 nmEast E

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