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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 3:32:00 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 15:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' South, Longitude: 56° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.30 meters/second, 1570.7 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"975.66 miWest0° 00' 33.1"0.64 miSouth975.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.5"4.13 miEast0° 13' 07.0"15.04 miSouth15.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 46' South, Longitude: 36° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"997.49 miWest0° 11' 10.5"12.80 miNorth997.76 mi
24 hours11° 13' 28.6"771.02 miEast4° 31' 30.5"310.93 miNorth833.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Tue 12:32 PM189 km117 miles102 nmSouthwest SW
Campo Grande *Tue 12:32 PM212 km132 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pedro Juan Caballero *Tue 12:32 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:32 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Tue 12:32 PM609 km379 miles329 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasTue 12:32 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:32 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:32 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzTue 11:32 AM736 km457 miles397 nmWest-northwest WNW
Encarnación *Tue 12:32 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSouth S

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