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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 73° 23' 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"1000.73 miwest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 misouth1000.70 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° 03' 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"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.7"943.25 miwest0° 03' 09.2"3.62 misouth943.41 mi
24 hours11° 32' 11.4"749.68 mieast1° 41' 05.6"115.90 misouth762.44 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 AM231 km144 miles125 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 11:36 AM536 km333 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 12:36 PM577 km358 miles311 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 12:36 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 12:36 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 11:36 AM1618 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 11:36 AM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sat 1:36 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSat 12:36 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 1:36 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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