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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 59' South
Longitude: 122° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"997.53 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 misouth997.50 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.2"0.78 mieast0° 17' 49.8"20.44 misouth20.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 28' North
Longitude: 137° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.10 meters/second, 1559.2 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.5"968.68 miwest0° 07' 34.7"8.69 misouth969.01 mi
24 hours11° 16' 32.9"751.86 mieast3° 22' 08.8"231.63 misouth792.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 11:54 AM1257 km781 miles678 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 2:54 PM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 9:54 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 9:54 AM3929 km2442 miles2122 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:54 PM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 9:54 AM4274 km2656 miles2308 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityMon 1:54 PM4700 km2920 miles2538 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:54 PM4909 km3050 miles2650 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:54 PM4950 km3076 miles2673 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:54 PM4961 km3082 miles2679 nmEast E
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