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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 = Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 3:48:00 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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' South, Longitude: 60° 54' 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"985.70 miWest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 miSouth985.67 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.2"2.61 miEast0° 15' 31.4"17.79 miSouth17.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 64° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.52 meters/second, 1524.7 km/hour, 947.4 miles/hour or 823.2 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' 12.5"947.07 miWest0° 07' 12.0"8.26 miSouth946.78 mi
24 hours14° 58' 21.9"985.62 miEast2° 14' 33.7"154.26 miSouth991.20 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 11:48 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth N
Santa CruzTue 11:48 AM246 km153 miles133 nmWest W
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:48 PM448 km279 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
SucreTue 11:48 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
CochabambaTue 11:48 AM564 km350 miles305 nmWest W
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:48 PM724 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE
La PazTue 11:48 AM791 km491 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
Asuncion *Tue 12:48 PM855 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaTue 12:48 PM868 km539 miles469 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaTue 11:48 AM968 km602 miles523 nmNorthwest NW

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