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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 122° 35' 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"997.47 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 misouth997.43 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.2"0.78 mieast0° 17' 49.8"20.43 misouth20.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 28' North, Longitude: 137° 19' 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"968.60 miwest0° 07' 34.7"8.68 misouth968.93 mi
24 hours11° 16' 33.2"751.81 mieast3° 22' 06.9"231.58 misouth792.06 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 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 2:54 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 9:54 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 9:54 AM3958 km2460 miles2137 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:54 PM3986 km2477 miles2152 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 9:54 AM4301 km2673 miles2322 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityMon 1:54 PM4683 km2910 miles2529 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:54 PM4886 km3036 miles2638 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:54 PM4927 km3062 miles2661 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:54 PM4931 km3064 miles2662 nmEast E
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