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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 = Sunday, November 4, 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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' South, Longitude: 88° 06' 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"999.11 miWest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 miSouth999.08 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 Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 159° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.48 meters/second, 1535.3 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"953.75 miWest0° 05' 25.1"6.21 miSouth954.02 mi
24 hours11° 23' 39.0"748.38 miEast2° 33' 16.3"175.67 miSouth773.82 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 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:36 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:36 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSun 12:36 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:36 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:36 PM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:36 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmEast-southeast ESE
Easter Island *Sun 12:36 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Sun 2:36 PM2639 km1639 miles1425 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaSun 12:36 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNortheast NE

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