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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 41° 18' 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"991.85 miwest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 misouth991.82 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° 07' South, Longitude: 98° 32' 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' 29.3"1003.61 miwest0° 12' 13.3"14.00 misouth1003.70 mi
24 hours12° 03' 15.7"833.87 mieast4° 55' 36.1"338.54 misouth898.95 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 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Governador Valadares *Fri 12:28 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória da ConquistaFri 11:28 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
Vitória *Fri 12:28 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Fri 12:28 PM403 km250 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorFri 11:28 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE
Niterói *Fri 12:28 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:28 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Fri 12:28 PM717 km445 miles387 nmWest W
São Paulo *Fri 12:28 PM908 km564 miles490 nmSouthwest SW
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