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Day and Night World Map

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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 15:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 52' South
Longitude: 56° 50' 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"975.72 miwest0° 00' 33.1"0.64 misouth975.70 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 46' South
Longitude: 36° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.5 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"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"997.57 miwest0° 11' 10.7"12.80 minorth997.84 mi
24 hours11° 13' 27.3"771.05 mieast4° 31' 30.7"310.96 minorth833.99 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 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
Campo Grande *Tue 12:32 PM242 km150 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
Asuncion *Tue 12:32 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth S
Barra do GarçasTue 12:32 PM655 km407 miles353 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad del Este *Tue 12:32 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Foz do Iguaçu *Tue 1:32 PM669 km415 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreTue 11:32 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W
Brasilia *Tue 1:32 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Tue 1:32 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazTue 11:32 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest-northwest WNW
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