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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 Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 114° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.66 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"1003.51 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miwest0° 18' 51.2"21.61 misouth21.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 99° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.79 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 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' 52.7"938.78 miwest0° 01' 12.3"1.38 minorth938.72 mi
24 hours11° 39' 48.8"754.47 mieast0° 02' 09.2"2.47 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 2:20 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:20 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:20 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:20 AM3771 km2343 miles2036 nmWest W
LimaThu 2:20 PM4051 km2517 miles2187 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 1:20 PM4132 km2567 miles2231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:20 PM4175 km2594 miles2254 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:20 PM4194 km2606 miles2265 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 2:20 PM4262 km2648 miles2301 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaThu 1:20 PM4296 km2670 miles2320 nmNortheast NE
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