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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 19:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 116° 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"1003.50 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1003.47 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° 08' 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' 52.6"938.76 miwest0° 01' 11.4"1.37 minorth938.70 mi
24 hours11° 39' 49.0"754.46 mieast0° 01' 50.6"2.11 minorth754.39 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 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:28 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:28 PM3320 km2063 miles1792 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:28 AM3559 km2211 miles1922 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 1:28 PM4225 km2626 miles2282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 2:28 PM4266 km2651 miles2304 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 1:28 PM4317 km2683 miles2331 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:28 PM4343 km2699 miles2345 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:28 PM4458 km2770 miles2407 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 2:28 PM4466 km2775 miles2412 nmEast-northeast ENE
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