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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 2:06:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 14:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 35° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.58 meters/second, 1575.3 km/hour, 978.8 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' 51.7"978.53 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miSouth978.50 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.1"3.70 miEast0° 13' 51.6"15.89 miSouth16.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 32° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.08 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.8"964.90 miWest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 miNorth965.29 mi
24 hours12° 39' 19.3"844.81 miEast3° 51' 10.5"264.87 miNorth892.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Sun 12:06 PM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 11:06 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:06 PM921 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSun 11:06 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Sun 12:06 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 12:06 PM1407 km874 miles759 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 11:06 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 11:06 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 11:06 AM2459 km1528 miles1327 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Sun 12:06 PM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmSouthwest SW

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