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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 57' South
Longitude: 100° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.36 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 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"987.09 miwest0° 00' 39.9"0.76 misouth987.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.7"2.41 mieast0° 15' 48.3"18.12 misouth18.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 52' South
Longitude: 117° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.96 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 51.7"963.81 miwest0° 09' 36.4"11.01 misouth963.51 mi
24 hours14° 25' 18.5"964.30 mieast3° 20' 42.7"230.05 misouth983.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 1:26 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:26 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 1:26 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:26 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 10:26 AM3138 km1950 miles1695 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Mon 3:26 PM3450 km2144 miles1863 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 2:26 PM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmEast E
San JoseMon 12:26 PM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 2:26 PM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmEast E
ManaguaMon 12:26 PM3688 km2292 miles1991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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