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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 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 126° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 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' 49.7"20.43 misouth20.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' North, Longitude: 133° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.17 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 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' 42.8"968.76 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 misouth969.09 mi
24 hours11° 16' 30.3"751.88 mieast3° 22' 34.4"232.10 misouth792.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:10 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:10 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:10 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:10 AM3544 km2202 miles1913 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:10 AM3916 km2433 miles2114 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:10 PM4389 km2727 miles2370 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 9:10 AM4602 km2860 miles2485 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 10:10 AM4858 km3019 miles2623 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 2:10 PM4937 km3068 miles2666 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 9:10 AM5144 km3197 miles2778 nmWest-southwest WSW
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