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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 = Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:46:00 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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 44° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 432.34 meters/second, 1556.4 kilometres/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 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"16.12 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.5"966.75 miWest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 miSouth966.72 mi
24 hours0° 05' 06.0"5.48 miEast0° 10' 26.0"11.96 miSouth13.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' North, Longitude: 124° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 424.52 meters/second, 1528.3 kilometres/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 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' 31.3"15.83 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.3"949.32 miWest0° 04' 26.1"5.09 miNorth949.12 mi
24 hours11° 31' 47.1"753.71 miEast1° 21' 37.9"93.59 miNorth756.35 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
Juiz de Fora *Tue 12:46 PM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
Volta Redonda *Tue 12:46 PM146 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:46 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Petrópolis *Tue 12:46 PM197 km123 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
Niterói *Tue 12:46 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:46 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
Pirassununga *Tue 12:46 PM309 km192 miles167 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Tue 12:46 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
Guarulhos *Tue 12:46 PM318 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Tue 12:46 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW

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