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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 15:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' South, Longitude: 57° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.46 meters/second, 1603.6 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"996.30 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 misouth996.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.8"0.98 mieast0° 17' 36.5"20.18 misouth20.21 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° 43' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.9"980.43 miwest0° 09' 00.2"10.32 misouth980.77 mi
24 hours11° 15' 14.0"759.35 mieast3° 53' 38.9"267.67 misouth810.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Tue 12:34 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:34 AM332 km206 miles179 nmWest W
Santa CruzTue 11:34 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Barra do GarçasTue 12:34 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast E
SucreTue 11:34 AM845 km525 miles456 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Tue 12:34 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Tue 1:34 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmEast E
La PazTue 11:34 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmWest W
Rio BrancoTue 11:34 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Tue 1:34 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmSoutheast SE
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