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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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 122° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.0"999.03 miwest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 misouth999.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 29.5"0.55 mieast0° 18' 05.6"20.74 misouth20.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' North, Longitude: 125° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.02 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.9"955.01 miwest0° 05' 37.1"6.44 misouth955.29 mi
24 hours11° 22' 52.8"748.49 mieast2° 37' 51.1"180.92 misouth775.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:54 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 2:54 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 9:54 AM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 9:54 AM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:54 PM4003 km2487 miles2161 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 9:54 AM4259 km2647 miles2300 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySun 1:54 PM4673 km2904 miles2523 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:54 PM4887 km3037 miles2639 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:54 PM4930 km3063 miles2662 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:54 PM4962 km3083 miles2679 nmEast E
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