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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° 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 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Tue 12:32 PM136 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campos *Tue 12:32 PM210 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
Teófilo Otoni *Tue 12:32 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:32 PM246 km153 miles133 nmWest W
Niterói *Tue 12:32 PM372 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 PM666 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Tue 12:32 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
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