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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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 57° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"993.29 miwest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 misouth993.26 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.7"1.45 mieast0° 17' 03.0"19.54 misouth19.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 27' North, Longitude: 125° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"1001.59 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1001.80 mi
24 hours11° 36' 59.6"801.17 mieast4° 46' 41.0"328.32 misouth867.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cuiabá *Thu 12:32 PM194 km120 miles105 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:32 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasThu 12:32 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast E
Santa CruzThu 11:32 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest W
SucreThu 11:32 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Thu 12:32 PM939 km583 miles507 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Thu 1:32 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast E
La PazThu 11:32 AM1153 km716 miles623 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 1:32 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 11:32 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
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