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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 4:46:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 75° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 440.08 meters/second, 1584.3 kilometres/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"984.16 miWest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 miSouth984.13 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.1"2.85 miEast0° 15' 11.0"17.41 miSouth17.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' South, Longitude: 63° 50' West

The ground speed is currently 417.11 meters/second, 1501.6 kilometres/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.55 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.8"932.74 miWest0° 03' 36.9"4.15 miSouth932.57 mi
24 hours15° 13' 55.7"988.88 miEast0° 43' 08.9"49.47 miSouth987.81 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaWed 11:46 AM465 km289 miles251 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 11:46 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 11:46 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Antofagasta *Wed 1:46 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
La PazWed 12:46 PM797 km495 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
CochabambaWed 12:46 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast E
SucreWed 12:46 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:46 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Wed 1:46 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaWed 1:46 PM1824 km1133 miles985 nmSoutheast SE

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