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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 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 21' South
Longitude: 88° 23' 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"1000.67 miwest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 misouth1000.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.5"0.29 mieast0° 18' 22.5"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 02' North
Longitude: 147° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 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' 01.2"943.57 miwest0° 03' 14.9"3.73 misouth943.74 mi
24 hours11° 31' 52.0"749.58 mieast1° 43' 16.3"118.40 misouth762.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:36 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:36 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:36 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 12:36 PM1994 km1239 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 1:36 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:36 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:36 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Sat 12:36 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouthwest SW
Santiago *Sat 2:36 PM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 12:36 PM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmNortheast NE
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