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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, November 21, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' South, Longitude: 41° 29' West

The ground speed is currently 435.72 meters/second, 1568.6 kilometres/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.24 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.2"974.35 miWest0° 00' 32.3"0.62 miSouth974.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.7"4.33 miEast0° 12' 45.8"14.64 miSouth15.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 26' South, Longitude: 62° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 kilometres/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.9"1004.93 miWest0° 11' 22.4"13.02 miNorth1005.08 mi
24 hours10° 51' 26.5"750.34 miEast4° 30' 55.9"310.25 miNorth812.39 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Wed 12:32 PM127 km79 miles68 nmEast E
Ipatinga *Wed 12:32 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest-northwest WNW
Governador Valadares *Wed 12:32 PM144 km90 miles78 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Campos *Wed 12:32 PM186 km116 miles100 nmSouth S
Teófilo Otoni *Wed 12:32 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth N
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:32 PM257 km160 miles139 nmWest W
Petrópolis *Wed 12:32 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Niterói *Wed 12:32 PM353 km219 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:32 PM365 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Guarulhos *Wed 12:32 PM641 km399 miles346 nmSouthwest SW

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