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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 1, 2012 at 7:28:00 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 1, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 116° 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' 08.4"0.16 miWest0° 18' 51.2"21.60 miSouth21.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 97° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.78 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' 01.1"0.02 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"938.70 miWest0° 01' 11.6"1.37 miNorth938.64 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.0"754.41 miEast0° 01' 53.1"2.16 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 2:28 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:28 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:28 PM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:28 AM3588 km2229 miles1937 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 1:28 PM4212 km2617 miles2274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 2:28 PM4236 km2632 miles2287 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 1:28 PM4297 km2670 miles2320 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:28 PM4322 km2686 miles2334 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:28 PM4435 km2756 miles2395 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 2:28 PM4437 km2757 miles2396 nmEast-northeast ENE

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