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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 12, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 76° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.40 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.7"987.19 miwest0° 00' 39.9"0.76 misouth987.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 10.9"2.40 mieast0° 15' 49.7"18.14 misouth18.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 93° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.2"965.13 miwest0° 09' 45.5"11.18 misouth964.84 mi
24 hours14° 22' 16.5"962.09 mieast3° 25' 07.5"235.10 misouth982.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaMon 11:48 AM525 km326 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 11:48 AM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth N
La PazMon 12:48 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
SucreMon 12:48 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 12:48 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 11:48 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Mon 1:48 PM1805 km1121 miles975 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaMon 1:48 PM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoMon 11:48 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Mon 1:48 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmEast-southeast ESE
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