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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 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 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 10:32 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 11:32 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 11:32 AM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaTue 10:32 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownTue 1:32 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmEast E
Brasilia *Tue 11:32 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmWest W
BelémTue 10:32 AM3137 km1950 miles1694 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 10:32 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 11:32 AM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmSouthwest SW
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