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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° 06' 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"1003.44 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miwest0° 18' 51.2"21.60 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° 21' 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"938.72 miwest0° 01' 12.3"1.38 minorth938.66 mi
24 hours11° 39' 48.8"754.42 mieast0° 02' 11.7"2.52 minorth754.33 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 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:20 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:20 PM3099 km1926 miles1674 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:20 AM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmWest W
LimaThu 2:20 PM4021 km2499 miles2171 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 1:20 PM4120 km2560 miles2224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:20 PM4156 km2582 miles2244 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:20 PM4174 km2594 miles2254 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 2:20 PM4233 km2630 miles2286 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaThu 1:20 PM4274 km2656 miles2308 nmNortheast NE
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