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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 85° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 447.40 meters/second, 1610.6 kilometres/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1000.61 miWest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 miSouth1000.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.5"0.29 miEast0° 18' 22.8"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 Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 150° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 kilometres/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"943.45 miWest0° 03' 13.8"3.71 miSouth943.62 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.7"749.55 miEast1° 42' 52.0"117.93 miSouth762.68 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:26 PM995 km618 miles537 nm ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:26 PM1582 km983 miles854 nm NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:26 AM1657 km1029 miles895 nm NNW
QuitoSat 12:26 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nm NNE
La PazSat 1:26 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nm E
Rio BrancoSat 1:26 PM2020 km1255 miles1090 nm ENE
SucreSat 1:26 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nm ESE
Santiago *Sat 2:26 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nm SE
BogotaSat 12:26 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nm NNE
PanamaSat 12:26 PM2774 km1723 miles1498 nm NNE