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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 46° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"979.98 miwest0° 00' 35.9"0.69 misouth979.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.3"3.49 mieast0° 14' 11.9"16.28 misouth16.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' South, Longitude: 8° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.62 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.79 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.2"947.45 miwest0° 06' 37.3"7.59 minorth947.78 mi
24 hours13° 32' 02.0"889.39 mieast3° 06' 52.0"214.18 minorth922.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Uberaba *Sat 12:48 PM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:48 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-southeast ESE
Uberlândia *Sat 12:48 PM241 km150 miles130 nmWest W
Pirassununga *Sat 12:48 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sat 12:48 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Campinas *Sat 12:48 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Goiânia *Sat 12:48 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 12:48 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth S
Niterói *Sat 12:48 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:48 PM512 km318 miles277 nmSoutheast SE
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