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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 90° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 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"1000.59 miwest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 misouth1000.56 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.6"0.29 mieast0° 18' 22.5"21.06 misouth21.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 145° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.94 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 01.4"943.56 miwest0° 03' 15.7"3.74 misouth943.73 mi
24 hours11° 31' 49.1"749.52 mieast1° 43' 35.6"118.76 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 12:46 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:46 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:46 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:46 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 12:46 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 1:46 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:46 PM2544 km1580 miles1373 nmEast E
SucreSat 1:46 PM2724 km1692 miles1471 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sat 2:46 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 12:46 PM2864 km1779 miles1546 nmNortheast NE
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