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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 5:36:00 PM.

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

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

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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 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"1000.60 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 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"943.50 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:36 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:36 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:36 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 12:36 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:36 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:36 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:36 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Sat 12:36 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmSouthwest SW
Santiago *Sat 2:36 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 12:36 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNortheast NE

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