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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 = Monday, November 12, 2012 at 1:26:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 25° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.50 meters/second, 1589.4 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.8"987.33 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miSouth987.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.1"2.36 miEast0° 15' 52.3"18.19 miSouth18.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 45° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.77 meters/second, 1558.0 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.13 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.5"967.81 miWest0° 10' 03.7"11.53 miSouth967.52 mi
24 hours14° 15' 50.3"957.24 miEast3° 33' 56.5"245.18 miSouth980.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:26 AM1494 km929 miles807 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 10:26 AM1501 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:26 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownMon 1:26 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmEast E
FortalezaMon 10:26 AM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 11:26 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 11:26 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmWest W
BelémMon 10:26 AM3105 km1930 miles1677 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 1:26 PM3123 km1941 miles1687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:26 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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