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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

UTC time = Friday, November 16, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 60° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.81 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.6"981.29 miWest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miSouth981.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 00.6"3.28 miEast0° 14' 31.7"16.66 miSouth16.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 19° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.66 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.57 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miNorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 23' 09.8"934.02 miWest0° 03' 40.6"4.22 miNorth934.21 mi
24 hours14° 22' 16.4"933.06 miEast2° 04' 51.0"143.12 miNorth949.90 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 VelascoFri 11:46 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzFri 11:46 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreFri 11:46 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
Asuncion *Fri 12:46 PM753 km468 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaFri 12:46 PM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 11:46 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
TucumánFri 12:46 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoFri 11:46 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 1:46 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 12:46 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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