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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° 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 PM190 km118 miles103 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 PM475 km295 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campinas *Thu 12:46 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Thu 12:46 PM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Vitória *Thu 12:46 PM552 km343 miles298 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM558 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santos *Thu 12:46 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth S
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