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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 = Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 14:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 26' South, Longitude: 46° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.0"965.59 miWest0° 00' 25.5"0.49 miSouth965.56 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.4"5.66 miEast0° 10' 01.5"11.49 miSouth12.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 133° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.7"940.70 miWest0° 02' 13.6"2.56 miNorth940.59 mi
24 hours11° 40' 12.6"756.38 miEast0° 26' 58.7"30.93 miNorth755.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pirassununga *Wed 12:56 PM78 km49 miles42 nmSouthwest SW
Ribeirão Prêto *Wed 12:56 PM93 km58 miles50 nmWest-northwest WNW
Campinas *Wed 12:56 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth S
Uberaba *Wed 12:56 PM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São José dos Campos *Wed 12:56 PM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sorocaba *Wed 12:56 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São Paulo *Wed 12:56 PM236 km147 miles127 nmSouth S
Bauru *Wed 12:56 PM239 km149 miles129 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santos *Wed 12:56 PM286 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Belo Horizonte *Wed 12:56 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE

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