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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 27, 2012 at 2:14:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 33' 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"966.77 miWest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 miSouth966.75 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° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.63 meters/second, 1528.7 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"949.57 miWest0° 04' 28.9"5.14 miNorth949.36 mi
24 hours11° 31' 31.7"753.61 miEast1° 22' 47.9"94.93 miNorth756.38 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 PM405 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:14 PM710 km441 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 11:14 AM939 km584 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Tue 12:14 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Tue 12:14 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeTue 11:14 AM1472 km914 miles795 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 11:14 AM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:14 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:14 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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