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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° 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 PM410 km255 miles221 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:14 PM710 km441 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorTue 11:14 AM941 km585 miles508 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 AM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorth N
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Tue 11:14 AM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Tue 12:14 PM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmSouthwest SW
BelémTue 11:14 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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