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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 38' South
Longitude: 41° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.94 meters/second, 1573.0 km/hour, 977.4 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"977.17 miwest0° 00' 34.1"0.65 misouth977.14 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.2"3.92 mieast0° 13' 29.7"15.47 misouth15.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 17' South
Longitude: 38° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.1"983.15 miwest0° 10' 22.3"11.88 minorth983.51 mi
24 hours11° 50' 47.6"803.72 mieast4° 19' 13.8"296.95 minorth861.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Governador Valadares *Mon 12:32 PM88 km55 miles48 nmNorth N
Vitória *Mon 12:32 PM178 km111 miles96 nmEast-southeast ESE
Teófilo Otoni *Mon 12:32 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Belo Horizonte *Mon 12:32 PM211 km131 miles114 nmWest W
Campos *Mon 12:32 PM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Niterói *Mon 12:32 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Mon 12:32 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Mon 12:32 PM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Mon 12:32 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Mon 12:32 PM656 km407 miles354 nmSouthwest SW
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