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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

UTC time = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 8:14:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 127° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 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"997.44 miWest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 miSouth997.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 42.4"0.78 miEast0° 17' 49.7"20.43 miSouth20.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' North, Longitude: 132° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 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"968.80 miWest0° 07' 36.2"8.71 miSouth969.13 mi
24 hours11° 16' 29.6"751.89 miEast3° 22' 41.1"232.23 miSouth792.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:14 PM1039 km645 miles561 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:14 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:14 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:14 AM3440 km2138 miles1857 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:14 AM3821 km2374 miles2063 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 9:14 AM4497 km2794 miles2428 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 10:14 AM4751 km2952 miles2565 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 2:14 PM5004 km3110 miles2702 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 9:14 AM5040 km3132 miles2722 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 10:14 AM5286 km3285 miles2854 nmNorthwest NW

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