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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' South, Longitude: 20° 24' 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"977.25 miwest0° 00' 34.1"0.65 misouth977.22 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° 31' South, Longitude: 59° 37' 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' 22.9"982.16 miwest0° 10' 18.2"11.80 minorth982.53 mi
24 hours11° 53' 20.2"805.90 mieast4° 18' 03.3"295.61 minorth863.46 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 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 10:06 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorMon 10:06 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 11:06 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 10:06 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Mon 11:06 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Mon 11:06 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:06 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:06 PM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:06 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmNortheast NE
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