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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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 27' South, Longitude: 59° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.80 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 965.9 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"965.61 miwest0° 00' 25.5"0.49 misouth965.59 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.7"5.67 mieast0° 10' 00.6"11.48 misouth12.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 120° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.0"940.56 miwest0° 02' 08.9"2.46 minorth940.45 mi
24 hours11° 40' 22.8"756.46 mieast0° 25' 00.4"28.67 minorth755.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fuerte Olimpo *Wed 12:46 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-northeast ENE
Asuncion *Wed 12:46 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzWed 11:46 AM543 km338 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
SucreWed 11:46 AM636 km395 miles344 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaWed 12:46 PM688 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánWed 12:46 PM815 km506 miles440 nmSouthwest SW
La PazWed 11:46 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmWest-northwest WNW
CórdobaWed 12:46 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioWed 12:46 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmSouth S
São Paulo *Wed 1:46 PM1368 km850 miles738 nmEast-southeast ESE
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