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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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 1:16:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 22° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.60 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"16.31 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"978.58 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miSouth978.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.6"3.69 miEast0° 13' 52.3"15.90 miSouth16.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 44° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.14 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.1 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' 13.1"964.25 miWest0° 08' 47.0"10.06 miNorth964.64 mi
24 hours12° 41' 08.3"846.34 miEast3° 49' 53.9"263.41 miNorth893.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 10:16 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:16 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownSun 1:16 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:16 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 10:16 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 11:16 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:16 AM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 1:16 PM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 1:16 PM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 1:16 PM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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