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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 = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 2:46:00 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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 45° 22' 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"984.28 miWest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 miSouth984.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.0"2.83 miEast0° 15' 12.7"17.44 miSouth17.66 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° 06' 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"15.56 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.2"933.56 miWest0° 03' 55.4"4.50 miSouth933.38 mi
24 hours15° 13' 48.6"989.56 miEast0° 50' 45.2"58.19 miSouth988.57 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 PM223 km138 miles120 nmSoutheast SE
Montes Claros *Wed 12:46 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNortheast NE
Brasilia *Wed 12:46 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
Pirassununga *Wed 12:46 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Wed 12:46 PM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campinas *Wed 12:46 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Wed 12:46 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:46 PM551 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Vitória *Wed 12:46 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Wed 12:46 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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