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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 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 127° 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"999.01 miwest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 misouth998.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 29.7"0.55 mieast0° 18' 05.5"20.73 misouth20.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 120° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.09 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 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' 23.3"955.18 miwest0° 05' 38.8"6.47 misouth955.46 mi
24 hours11° 22' 46.2"748.50 mieast2° 38' 30.3"181.67 misouth775.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:14 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:14 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:14 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:14 AM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:14 AM3778 km2348 miles2040 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:14 AM4473 km2780 miles2415 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:14 AM4722 km2934 miles2550 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:14 PM4998 km3106 miles2699 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 9:14 AM5019 km3119 miles2710 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:14 AM5241 km3257 miles2830 nmNorthwest NW
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