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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 3:46:00 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).

= 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 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 60° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 439.46 meters/second, 1582.0 kilometres/hour, 983.0 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"982.75 miWest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 miSouth982.72 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° 14' West

The ground speed is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 kilometres/hour, 928.7 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' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.3"928.35 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miNorth928.35 mi
24 hours15° 00' 40.5"969.97 miEast0° 43' 33.2"49.94 miNorth973.57 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
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:46 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzThu 11:46 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fuerte Olimpo *Thu 12:46 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 11:46 AM522 km325 miles282 nmWest W
CochabambaThu 11:46 AM635 km394 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pedro Juan Caballero *Thu 12:46 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Thu 12:46 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaThu 12:46 PM856 km532 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 11:46 AM864 km537 miles466 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad del Este *Thu 12:46 PM957 km595 miles517 nmSoutheast SE

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