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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 27, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 36° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.35 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.12 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.5"966.84 miwest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 misouth966.82 mi
24 hours0° 05' 05.8"5.48 mieast0° 10' 26.5"11.97 misouth13.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 131° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.0"949.62 miwest0° 04' 28.8"5.14 minorth949.42 mi
24 hours11° 31' 32.2"753.67 mieast1° 22' 45.5"94.89 minorth756.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória *Tue 12:14 PM382 km237 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
Niterói *Tue 12:14 PM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:14 PM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 11:14 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorth N
São Paulo *Tue 12:14 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:14 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 11:14 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:14 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmSouthwest SW
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