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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 14:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' South, Longitude: 44° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.32 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 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' 48.1"4.13 mieast0° 13' 07.8"15.06 misouth15.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 55' South, Longitude: 48° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 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' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"997.19 miwest0° 11' 09.6"12.78 minorth997.46 mi
24 hours11° 14' 28.6"771.97 mieast4° 31' 20.0"310.76 minorth834.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:42 PM47 km29 miles25 nmEast-northeast ENE
Juiz de Fora *Tue 12:42 PM234 km146 miles126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Niterói *Tue 12:42 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:42 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pirassununga *Tue 12:42 PM399 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
Vitória *Tue 12:42 PM419 km261 miles227 nmEast E
Campinas *Tue 12:42 PM442 km275 miles239 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Tue 12:42 PM474 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santos *Tue 12:42 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:42 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
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