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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 45° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.14 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.8"984.35 miwest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 misouth984.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.1"2.83 mieast0° 15' 12.7"17.44 misouth17.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' South, Longitude: 35° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.48 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.57 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.1"933.62 miwest0° 03' 55.2"4.50 misouth933.44 mi
24 hours15° 13' 48.8"989.62 mieast0° 50' 41.0"58.11 misouth988.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:46 PM234 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Wed 12:46 PM377 km234 miles203 nmNorthwest NW
Goiânia *Wed 12:46 PM432 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pirassununga *Wed 12:46 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campinas *Wed 12:46 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Wed 12:46 PM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:46 PM564 km350 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Wed 12:46 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth S
Vitória *Wed 12:46 PM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santos *Wed 12:46 PM617 km384 miles333 nmSouth S
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