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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 = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 1:06:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' South, Longitude: 20° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.98 meters/second, 1573.1 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.29 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.2"977.18 miWest0° 00' 34.1"0.65 miSouth977.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.5"3.90 miEast0° 13' 31.1"15.50 miSouth15.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' South, Longitude: 59° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.8"982.08 miWest0° 10' 18.2"11.80 miNorth982.45 mi
24 hours11° 53' 22.2"805.88 miEast4° 18' 02.5"295.57 miNorth863.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 1:06 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 10:06 AM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 10:06 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:06 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 10:06 AM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 11:06 AM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 11:06 AM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:06 PM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:06 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:06 PM3274 km2035 miles1768 nmNortheast NE

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