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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 areas 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 3:36:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 57° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 439.46 meters/second, 1582.1 kilometres/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"982.76 miWest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 miSouth982.73 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 Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 31° 50' West

The ground speed is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 kilometres/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"928.35 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth928.35 mi
24 hours15° 00' 51.7"970.17 miEast0° 42' 56.7"49.24 miNorth973.70 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:36 PM260 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:36 AM421 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 12:36 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzThu 11:36 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest W
Barra do GarçasThu 12:36 PM667 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Thu 12:36 PM730 km454 miles394 nmSouth S
SucreThu 11:36 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest W
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:36 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CochabambaThu 11:36 AM894 km556 miles483 nmWest W
Encarnación *Thu 12:36 PM977 km607 miles528 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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