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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 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 42° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.81 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.4"994.86 miwest0° 00' 43.6"0.83 misouth994.83 mi
24 hours0° 01' 05.2"1.20 mieast0° 17' 20.7"19.88 misouth19.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' North, Longitude: 122° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.9"992.69 miwest0° 10' 25.3"11.94 misouth993.00 mi
24 hours11° 20' 32.3"774.91 mieast4° 23' 54.0"302.27 misouth835.45 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 *Wed 12:34 PM112 km70 miles61 nmWest-southwest WSW
Teófilo Otoni *Wed 12:34 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:34 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Wed 12:34 PM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Wed 12:34 PM545 km338 miles294 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:34 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:34 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Wed 12:34 PM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeWed 11:34 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaWed 11:34 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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