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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 27' South
Longitude: 75° 38' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"984.22 miwest0° 00' 38.3"0.73 misouth984.19 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 12' South
Longitude: 64° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.11 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"932.80 miwest0° 03' 36.8"4.14 misouth932.63 mi
24 hours15° 13' 55.8"988.94 mieast0° 43' 04.7"49.40 misouth987.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaWed 11:46 AM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 11:46 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazWed 12:46 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 12:46 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:46 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Wed 1:46 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaWed 1:46 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 11:46 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Wed 1:46 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 11:46 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth N
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