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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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 39' South
Longitude: 88° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.1"999.18 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 misouth999.14 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.2"0.52 mieast0° 18' 07.2"20.77 misouth20.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 18' North
Longitude: 159° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.49 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.8"953.82 miwest0° 05' 25.2"6.21 misouth954.09 mi
24 hours11° 23' 38.5"748.43 mieast2° 33' 18.5"175.72 misouth773.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:36 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:36 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:36 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 12:36 PM2021 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:36 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:36 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:36 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Sun 12:36 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSouthwest SW
Santiago *Sun 2:36 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSun 12:36 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
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