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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 = 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).

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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 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"984.16 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 of the movement is currently 417.11 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 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"932.74 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 zenith

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

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
La PazWed 12:46 PM797 km495 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 12:46 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 12:46 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Wed 1:46 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaWed 1:46 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 11:46 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Wed 1:46 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmEast-southeast ESE

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