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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 3:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 57° 52' 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"984.23 miWest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 miSouth984.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.5"2.83 miEast0° 15' 12.0"17.42 miSouth17.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 47° 04' 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"933.21 miWest0° 03' 47.7"4.35 miSouth933.03 mi
24 hours15° 13' 53.0"989.29 miEast0° 47' 35.2"54.56 miSouth988.26 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 VelascoWed 11:36 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorthwest NW
Santa CruzWed 11:36 AM568 km353 miles307 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasWed 12:36 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Wed 12:36 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth S
SucreWed 11:36 AM783 km487 miles423 nmWest W
Brasilia *Wed 1:36 PM1101 km684 miles595 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazWed 11:36 AM1111 km691 miles600 nmWest W
São Paulo *Wed 1:36 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoWed 11:36 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaWed 12:36 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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