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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 75° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 meters/second, 1582.0 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"982.76 miwest0° 00' 37.4"0.72 misouth982.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.8"3.07 mieast0° 14' 51.1"17.03 misouth17.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 48° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.16 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 02.0"928.45 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth928.46 mi
24 hours14° 59' 29.6"968.77 mieast0° 47' 16.0"54.20 minorth972.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaThu 11:46 AM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 11:46 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazThu 12:46 PM829 km515 miles447 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 12:46 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:46 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 1:46 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaThu 1:46 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilThu 11:46 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Thu 1:46 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 11:46 AM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmNorth N
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