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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 = Thursday, November 29, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 44° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.33 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.5"964.48 miWest0° 00' 24.4"0.47 miSouth964.46 mi
24 hours0° 05' 26.4"5.83 miEast0° 09' 36.9"11.03 miSouth12.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 147° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.70 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth937.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 23.3"755.42 miEast0° 28' 33.5"32.74 miSouth757.31 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 *Thu 12:46 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Juiz de Fora *Thu 12:46 PM107 km66 miles58 nmEast E
Niterói *Thu 12:46 PM192 km119 miles103 nmSoutheast SE
Belo Horizonte *Thu 12:46 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Thu 12:46 PM194 km121 miles105 nmSoutheast SE
São José dos Campos *Thu 12:46 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
Campinas *Thu 12:46 PM312 km194 miles169 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Thu 12:46 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
Pirassununga *Thu 12:46 PM319 km198 miles172 nmWest W
Santos *Thu 12:46 PM330 km205 miles178 nmSouthwest SW

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