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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 44' South
Longitude: 111° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.67 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.52 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.49 mi
24 hours0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miwest0° 18' 51.4"21.61 misouth21.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 101° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.8"938.81 miwest0° 01' 13.4"1.40 minorth938.74 mi
24 hours11° 39' 48.3"754.48 mieast0° 02' 37.1"3.00 minorth754.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 2:08 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 11:08 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:08 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 2:08 PM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmEast E
QuitoThu 2:08 PM3958 km2459 miles2137 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaThu 1:08 PM3976 km2470 miles2147 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:08 PM3983 km2475 miles2151 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityThu 1:08 PM4010 km2492 miles2165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 1:08 PM4064 km2525 miles2194 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:08 PM4064 km2526 miles2195 nmNortheast NE
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