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Day and Night World Map

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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 14:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 24' South
Longitude: 35° 27' 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"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"978.60 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 misouth978.57 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 12' South
Longitude: 32° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.2 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"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.0"964.98 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 minorth965.37 mi
24 hours12° 39' 17.0"844.83 mieast3° 51' 12.2"264.92 minorth892.11 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 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 11:06 AM783 km486 miles423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:06 PM895 km556 miles483 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sun 12:06 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSun 11:06 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Sun 12:06 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaSun 11:06 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 11:06 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 11:06 AM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmNorthwest NW
Montevideo *Sun 12:06 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmSouthwest SW
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