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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 42' South
Longitude: 58° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.46 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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"982.83 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 misouth982.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.1"3.06 mieast0° 14' 52.1"17.05 misouth17.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 55' South
Longitude: 32° 06' 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.1"928.41 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth928.41 mi
24 hours15° 00' 50.5"970.22 mieast0° 43' 00.8"49.32 minorth973.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzThu 11:36 AM547 km340 miles295 nmWest W
Asuncion *Thu 12:36 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth S
SucreThu 11:36 AM756 km470 miles408 nmWest W
SaltaThu 12:36 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 11:36 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Thu 1:36 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Thu 1:36 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 11:36 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaThu 12:36 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioThu 12:36 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmSouth S
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