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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 21' South
Longitude: 85° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.40 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 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"1000.68 miwest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 misouth1000.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.5"0.29 mieast0° 18' 22.7"21.06 misouth21.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 02' North
Longitude: 149° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 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' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.1"943.52 miwest0° 03' 13.9"3.71 misouth943.69 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.2"749.60 mieast1° 42' 54.6"117.98 misouth762.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:26 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:26 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:26 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:26 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:26 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:26 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:26 PM2230 km1385 miles1204 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sat 2:26 PM2523 km1567 miles1362 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 12:26 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sat 12:26 PM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-southwest WSW
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