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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° 53' 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"1000.66 miwest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 misouth1000.63 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° 07' 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' 01.5"943.63 miwest0° 03' 15.8"3.74 misouth943.80 mi
24 hours11° 31' 48.8"749.57 mieast1° 43' 38.0"118.81 misouth762.86 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 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:46 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:46 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 12:46 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 12:46 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 1:46 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 1:46 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmEast E
SucreSat 1:46 PM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago *Sat 2:46 PM2856 km1774 miles1542 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSat 12:46 PM2883 km1792 miles1557 nmNortheast NE
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