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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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 60° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.46 meters/second, 1582.0 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"982.82 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 misouth982.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.2"3.06 mieast0° 14' 52.0"17.04 misouth17.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 34° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.7 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' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.3"928.42 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth928.42 mi
24 hours15° 00' 39.2"970.01 mieast0° 43' 37.4"50.02 minorth973.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:46 AM259 km161 miles140 nmNorth N
Santa CruzThu 11:46 AM291 km181 miles157 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreThu 11:46 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest W
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM791 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazThu 11:46 AM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaThu 12:46 PM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
TucumánThu 12:46 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoThu 11:46 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Thu 1:46 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 12:46 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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