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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: 45° 43' 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"979.91 miwest0° 00' 35.9"0.69 misouth979.88 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: 9° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.61 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' 04.0"947.37 miwest0° 06' 37.2"7.59 minorth947.70 mi
24 hours13° 32' 04.7"889.36 mieast3° 06' 49.3"214.11 minorth922.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo Horizonte *Sat 12:48 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
Uberaba *Sat 12:48 PM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pirassununga *Sat 12:48 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campinas *Sat 12:48 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sat 12:48 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Goiânia *Sat 12:48 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
Niterói *Sat 12:48 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Paulo *Sat 12:48 PM495 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:48 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santos *Sat 12:48 PM534 km332 miles289 nmSouth S
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