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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 20:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 125° 22' 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"997.52 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 misouth997.49 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.3"0.78 mieast0° 17' 49.8"20.43 misouth20.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 134° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.15 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 42.7"968.78 miwest0° 07' 35.4"8.70 misouth969.11 mi
24 hours11° 16' 31.3"751.91 mieast3° 22' 25.9"231.96 misouth792.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:04 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:04 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:04 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:04 AM3670 km2281 miles1982 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:04 AM4032 km2506 miles2177 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:04 PM4265 km2650 miles2303 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 9:04 AM4731 km2939 miles2554 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 2:04 PM4857 km3018 miles2622 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Tue 10:04 AM4988 km3100 miles2694 nmWest W
GuatemalaMon 2:04 PM5111 km3176 miles2760 nmNortheast NE
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