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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' South, Longitude: 60° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.77 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.43 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"985.77 miwest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 misouth985.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.2"2.61 mieast0° 15' 31.4"17.80 misouth17.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 64° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.52 meters/second, 1524.7 km/hour, 947.4 miles/hour or 823.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.79 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 12.6"947.15 miwest0° 07' 12.2"8.26 misouth946.86 mi
24 hours14° 58' 21.0"985.68 mieast2° 14' 36.7"154.32 misouth991.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:46 AM202 km125 miles109 nmNorth N
Santa CruzTue 11:46 AM269 km167 miles145 nmWest W
SucreTue 11:46 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazTue 11:46 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Tue 12:46 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 12:46 PM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaTue 11:46 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoTue 11:46 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Tue 1:46 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmEast E
CórdobaTue 12:46 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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