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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:46:00 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).

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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° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.49 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"982.81 miWest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 miSouth982.78 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.7"3.05 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: 19° 52' 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"928.34 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth928.33 mi
24 hours15° 01' 47.1"971.18 miEast0° 39' 53.5"45.74 miNorth974.38 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 PM199 km124 miles108 nmSoutheast SE
Brasilia *Thu 12:46 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
Pirassununga *Thu 12:46 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Thu 12:46 PM472 km294 miles255 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campinas *Thu 12:46 PM501 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Thu 12:46 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM556 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Thu 12:46 PM556 km346 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santos *Thu 12:46 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth S

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