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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 = Friday, November 9, 2012 at 2:28:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 41° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.47 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.5"991.78 miWest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 miSouth991.75 mi
24 hours0° 01' 31.1"1.67 miEast0° 16' 46.2"19.22 miSouth19.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 98° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.73 miWest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.5"1003.54 miWest0° 12' 13.3"14.00 miSouth1003.63 mi
24 hours12° 03' 14.2"833.78 miEast4° 55' 36.0"338.51 miSouth898.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Teófilo Otoni *Fri 12:28 PM100 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador Valadares *Fri 12:28 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória da ConquistaFri 11:28 AM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth N
Vitória *Fri 12:28 PM365 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Fri 12:28 PM440 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorFri 11:28 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Niterói *Fri 12:28 PM679 km422 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:28 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Fri 12:28 PM746 km463 miles403 nmWest W
São Paulo *Fri 12:28 PM925 km575 miles499 nmSouthwest SW

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