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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 14:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' South, Longitude: 41° 50' 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"975.78 miwest0° 00' 33.2"0.64 misouth975.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.1"4.12 mieast0° 13' 07.9"15.06 misouth15.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' South, Longitude: 50° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.75 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 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' 15.2"997.11 miwest0° 11' 09.5"12.78 minorth997.39 mi
24 hours11° 14' 41.0"772.16 mieast4° 31' 17.9"310.72 minorth835.02 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 *Tue 12:32 PM114 km71 miles61 nmNorth N
Vitória *Tue 12:32 PM163 km101 miles88 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campos *Tue 12:32 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:32 PM217 km135 miles117 nmWest W
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:32 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth N
Niterói *Tue 12:32 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:32 PM371 km231 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 12:32 PM628 km390 miles339 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Tue 12:32 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:32 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
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