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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 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 126° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.66 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.2 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"999.02 miwest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 misouth998.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 29.6"0.55 mieast0° 18' 05.6"20.74 misouth20.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 121° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.08 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 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' 23.2"955.15 miwest0° 05' 38.5"6.47 misouth955.43 mi
24 hours11° 22' 47.5"748.50 mieast2° 38' 22.5"181.52 misouth775.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:10 PM1092 km678 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:10 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:10 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:10 AM3522 km2189 miles1902 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:10 AM3873 km2407 miles2091 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:10 AM4578 km2845 miles2472 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:10 AM4829 km3001 miles2608 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:10 PM4930 km3063 miles2662 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 9:10 AM5123 km3183 miles2766 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 2:10 PM5216 km3241 miles2817 nmNortheast NE
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