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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 areas 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 3:46:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 60° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 440.11 meters/second, 1584.4 kilometres/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"984.22 miWest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 miSouth984.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.6"2.84 miEast0° 15' 11.9"17.42 miSouth17.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 49° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 417.29 meters/second, 1502.3 kilometres/hour, 933.5 miles/hour or 811.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.56 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.4"933.14 miWest0° 03' 46.3"4.32 miSouth932.97 mi
24 hours15° 13' 53.7"989.24 miEast0° 46' 57.2"53.84 miSouth988.20 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 11:46 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzWed 11:46 AM307 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fuerte Olimpo *Wed 12:46 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
SucreWed 11:46 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest W
CochabambaWed 11:46 AM625 km388 miles337 nmWest W
Pedro Juan Caballero *Wed 12:46 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Wed 12:46 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazWed 11:46 AM853 km530 miles460 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaWed 12:46 PM876 km544 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
Ciudad del Este *Wed 12:46 PM982 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE

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