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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 = Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 4:36:00 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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 73° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.5"1000.66 miWest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 miSouth1000.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.0"0.28 miEast0° 18' 23.2"21.07 miSouth21.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 162° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.77 meters/second, 1518.4 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.72 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.5"943.17 miWest0° 03' 09.1"3.62 miSouth943.34 mi
24 hours11° 32' 11.7"749.63 miEast1° 41' 03.2"115.85 miSouth762.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaSat 11:36 AM205 km127 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
CuzcoSat 11:36 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:36 AM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 12:36 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 11:36 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 12:36 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSat 12:36 PM825 km512 miles445 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaSat 12:36 PM901 km560 miles486 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 12:36 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 11:36 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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