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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 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 103° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.37 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 16.0"0.30 mieast0° 18' 22.0"21.05 misouth21.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 133° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.07 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.9"943.91 miwest0° 03' 20.5"3.83 misouth944.09 mi
24 hours11° 31' 32.4"749.49 mieast1° 45' 26.6"120.88 misouth763.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:36 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:36 PM2202 km1369 miles1189 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 1:36 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmEast E
AdamstownSat 10:36 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoSat 1:36 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 12:36 PM3515 km2184 miles1898 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:36 PM3573 km2220 miles1929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:36 PM3580 km2224 miles1933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:36 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 12:36 PM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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