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Day and Night World Map

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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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 26' South
Longitude: 58° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.12 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 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"984.30 miwest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 misouth984.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.5"2.84 mieast0° 15' 12.0"17.43 misouth17.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 08' South
Longitude: 47° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.32 meters/second, 1502.4 km/hour, 933.5 miles/hour or 811.2 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.7"933.27 miwest0° 03' 47.5"4.35 misouth933.09 mi
24 hours15° 13' 53.1"989.36 mieast0° 47' 31.0"54.48 misouth988.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzWed 11:36 AM538 km335 miles291 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasWed 12:36 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 11:36 AM754 km468 miles407 nmWest W
Asuncion *Wed 12:36 PM760 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
La PazWed 11:36 AM1082 km673 miles584 nmWest W
Brasilia *Wed 1:36 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Wed 1:36 PM1324 km822 miles715 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoWed 11:36 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaWed 12:36 PM1560 km970 miles842 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioWed 12:36 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmSouth S
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