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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 = Friday, November 2, 2012 at 5:36:00 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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 88° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.08 miWest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 miSouth1002.05 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miEast0° 18' 37.6"21.35 miSouth21.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' North, Longitude: 136° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.2"938.27 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miSouth938.32 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.4"752.31 miEast0° 49' 26.0"56.68 miSouth756.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:36 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:36 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:36 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 12:36 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:36 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:36 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:36 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Fri 12:36 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmSouthwest SW
BogotaFri 12:36 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:36 PM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmSoutheast SE

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