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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 45° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.48 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"982.88 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 misouth982.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.7"3.06 mieast0° 14' 52.9"17.06 misouth17.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 20° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.9"928.41 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth928.40 mi
24 hours15° 01' 45.9"971.22 mieast0° 39' 57.6"45.82 minorth974.43 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 *Thu 12:46 PM214 km133 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Thu 12:46 PM402 km249 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
Pirassununga *Thu 12:46 PM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Thu 12:46 PM449 km279 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campinas *Thu 12:46 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Thu 12:46 PM534 km332 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM551 km343 miles298 nmSouth S
Vitória *Thu 12:46 PM580 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santos *Thu 12:46 PM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth S
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