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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° 35' 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"996.23 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 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"980.35 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Tue 12:34 PM178 km110 miles96 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:34 AM362 km225 miles195 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasTue 12:34 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast E
Santa CruzTue 11:34 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreTue 11:34 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Tue 12:34 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Tue 1:34 PM1039 km646 miles561 nmEast E
La PazTue 11:34 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmWest W
Rio BrancoTue 11:34 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest-northwest WNW
São Paulo *Tue 1:34 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSoutheast SE
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