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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 areas 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 8:14:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 446.66 meters/second, 1608.0 kilometres/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"998.94 miWest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 miSouth998.91 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: 121° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 427.09 meters/second, 1537.5 kilometres/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"955.11 miWest0° 05' 38.8"6.47 miSouth955.39 mi
24 hours11° 22' 46.5"748.45 miEast2° 38' 28.2"181.62 miSouth775.35 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:14 PM1071 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:14 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:14 AM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:14 AM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:14 AM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:14 AM4503 km2798 miles2431 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:14 AM4752 km2953 miles2566 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:14 PM4979 km3094 miles2689 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 9:14 AM5048 km3137 miles2726 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:14 AM5260 km3268 miles2840 nmNorthwest NW

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