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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 2:32:00 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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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° 33' 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"975.71 miWest0° 00' 33.2"0.64 miSouth975.69 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° 58' South, Longitude: 50° 58' 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"997.03 miWest0° 11' 09.5"12.78 miNorth997.31 mi
24 hours11° 14' 42.3"772.12 miEast4° 31' 17.5"310.69 miNorth834.98 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 PM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Tue 12:32 PM140 km87 miles75 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campos *Tue 12:32 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:32 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:32 PM250 km156 miles135 nmWest W
Niterói *Tue 12:32 PM371 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:32 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Tue 12:32 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Tue 12:32 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:32 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW

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