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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 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 88° 06' 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"1000.60 miWest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 miSouth1000.57 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 147° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 kilometres/hour, 943.8 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' 01.2"943.50 miWest0° 03' 14.8"3.72 miSouth943.67 mi
24 hours11° 31' 52.4"749.53 miEast1° 43' 13.9"118.34 miSouth762.74 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 12:36 PM1251 km777 miles675 nm ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:36 AM1606 km998 miles867 nm N
GuayaquilSat 12:36 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nm NNE
QuitoSat 12:36 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nm NNE
La PazSat 1:36 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nm E
Rio BrancoSat 1:36 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nm ENE
SucreSat 1:36 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nm ESE
Easter Island *Sat 12:36 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nm SW
Santiago *Sat 2:36 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nm SE
BogotaSat 12:36 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nm NE