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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 20° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.61 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"978.66 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 misouth978.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.6"3.69 mieast0° 13' 52.5"15.91 misouth16.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 46° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.09 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.1"964.20 miwest0° 08' 46.2"10.05 minorth964.59 mi
24 hours12° 41' 27.8"846.67 mieast3° 49' 40.2"263.16 minorth893.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 1:06 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSun 10:06 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:06 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:06 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 10:06 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 11:06 AM2748 km1708 miles1484 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:06 AM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 1:06 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 1:06 PM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 1:06 PM3273 km2034 miles1768 nmNortheast NE
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