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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 88° 23' 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"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.15 miwest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 misouth1002.12 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: 135° 54' 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' 50.3"938.34 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.10 misouth938.39 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.3"752.36 mieast0° 49' 28.5"56.73 misouth756.52 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 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:36 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:36 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 12:36 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:36 PM2175 km1352 miles1174 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:36 PM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:36 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Fri 12:36 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmSouthwest SW
BogotaFri 12:36 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 2:36 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmSoutheast SE
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