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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 52' South
Longitude: 39° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.33 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.0 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"975.79 miwest0° 00' 33.2"0.64 misouth975.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.0"4.12 mieast0° 13' 08.1"15.06 misouth15.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 59' South
Longitude: 53° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.6"997.03 miwest0° 11' 09.3"12.78 minorth997.31 mi
24 hours11° 14' 53.3"772.34 mieast4° 31' 15.5"310.67 minorth835.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 12:22 PM118 km73 miles64 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:22 PM479 km297 miles258 nmWest W
Niterói *Tue 12:22 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:22 PM527 km327 miles284 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorTue 11:22 AM768 km478 miles415 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 12:22 PM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:22 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 11:22 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 11:22 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 11:22 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmWest-southwest WSW
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