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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 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 27' South
Longitude: 63° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.11 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"984.28 miwest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 misouth984.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.6"2.84 mieast0° 15' 11.7"17.42 misouth17.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 09' South
Longitude: 52° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.26 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.2"933.13 miwest0° 03' 44.4"4.29 misouth932.96 mi
24 hours15° 13' 54.3"989.24 mieast0° 46' 14.9"53.03 misouth988.19 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 11:56 AM73 km45 miles39 nmNorth N
SucreWed 11:56 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazWed 11:56 AM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaWed 12:56 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Wed 12:56 PM947 km588 miles511 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánWed 12:56 PM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoWed 11:56 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaWed 12:56 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth S
RosarioWed 12:56 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Wed 1:56 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmEast E
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