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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

UTC time = Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:32:00 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).

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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° 03' 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"993.22 miWest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 miSouth993.19 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.7"1.45 miEast0° 17' 03.0"19.54 miSouth19.59 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° 21' 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 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"1001.51 miWest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 miSouth1001.73 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.7"801.09 miEast4° 46' 40.3"328.28 miSouth867.29 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 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:32 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasThu 12:32 PM521 km324 miles281 nmEast E
Santa CruzThu 11:32 AM661 km411 miles357 nmWest W
SucreThu 11:32 AM905 km562 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Thu 12:32 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Thu 1:32 PM986 km612 miles532 nmEast E
La PazThu 11:32 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmWest W
São Paulo *Thu 1:32 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoThu 11:32 AM1390 km863 miles750 nmWest-northwest WNW

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