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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° 05' 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"997.45 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 misouth997.42 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° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.14 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"968.70 miwest0° 07' 35.3"8.70 misouth969.03 mi
24 hours11° 16' 31.4"751.85 mieast3° 22' 24.0"231.91 misouth792.20 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 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:04 PM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:04 AM2614 km1624 miles1411 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:04 AM3699 km2298 miles1997 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:04 AM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:04 PM4237 km2633 miles2288 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 9:04 AM4760 km2958 miles2570 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 2:04 PM4839 km3007 miles2613 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Tue 10:04 AM5018 km3118 miles2710 nmWest W
GuatemalaMon 2:04 PM5088 km3162 miles2748 nmNortheast NE
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