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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 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 42' South
Longitude: 63° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.45 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"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"982.81 miwest0° 00' 37.5"0.72 misouth982.78 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.4"3.07 mieast0° 14' 51.8"17.04 misouth17.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 55' South
Longitude: 36° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.15 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' 00.7"928.42 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth928.43 mi
24 hours15° 00' 27.7"969.81 mieast0° 44' 13.9"50.72 minorth973.48 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 11:56 AM101 km63 miles55 nmNorth N
SucreThu 11:56 AM231 km144 miles125 nmWest W
La PazThu 11:56 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaThu 12:56 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Asuncion *Thu 12:56 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánThu 12:56 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoThu 11:56 AM1090 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaThu 12:56 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
RosarioThu 12:56 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth S
Brasilia *Thu 1:56 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast E
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