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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 = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 1:32:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 13:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' South, Longitude: 26° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.35 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.6"975.77 miWest0° 00' 33.2"0.64 miSouth975.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 47.5"4.12 miEast0° 13' 08.8"15.08 miSouth15.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' South, Longitude: 65° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.54 meters/second, 1603.9 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.5"996.56 miWest0° 11' 08.2"12.76 miNorth996.84 mi
24 hours11° 15' 57.4"773.24 miEast4° 31' 03.3"310.42 miNorth836.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorTue 10:32 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 10:32 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:32 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 11:32 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:32 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownTue 1:32 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmEast E
Brasilia *Tue 11:32 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmWest W
BelémTue 10:32 AM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 10:32 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 11:32 AM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmSouthwest SW

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