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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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 14:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 05' South
Longitude: 41° 46' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.25 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.2"974.42 miwest0° 00' 32.3"0.62 misouth974.39 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 26' South
Longitude: 61° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"1005.00 miwest0° 11' 22.4"13.03 minorth1005.15 mi
24 hours10° 51' 25.7"750.37 mieast4° 30' 55.6"310.27 minorth812.43 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 *Wed 12:32 PM139 km86 miles75 nmNorth N
Vitória *Wed 12:32 PM151 km94 miles81 nmEast E
Campos *Wed 12:32 PM191 km119 miles103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:32 PM226 km140 miles122 nmWest W
Teófilo Otoni *Wed 12:32 PM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth N
Niterói *Wed 12:32 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 12:32 PM352 km218 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pirassununga *Wed 12:32 PM625 km388 miles337 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Wed 12:32 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
Campinas *Wed 12:32 PM634 km394 miles342 nmWest-southwest WSW
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