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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 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' South, Longitude: 44° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.34 meters/second, 1556.4 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"966.82 miwest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 misouth966.79 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: 123° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.52 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 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' 25.3"949.38 miwest0° 04' 26.1"5.09 minorth949.18 mi
24 hours11° 31' 47.7"753.76 mieast1° 21' 35.6"93.55 minorth756.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Volta Redonda *Tue 12:46 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Juiz de Fora *Tue 12:46 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
Belo Horizonte *Tue 12:46 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Tue 12:46 PM253 km157 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
Niterói *Tue 12:46 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
Pirassununga *Tue 12:46 PM281 km175 miles152 nmWest-southwest WSW
Campinas *Tue 12:46 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSouthwest SW
São Paulo *Tue 12:46 PM316 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
Santos *Tue 12:46 PM337 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vitória *Tue 12:46 PM477 km297 miles258 nmEast-northeast ENE
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