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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 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' South, Longitude: 100° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.39 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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"982.66 miwest0° 00' 37.4"0.72 misouth982.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.7"3.09 mieast0° 14' 49.8"17.00 misouth17.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 72° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.20 meters/second, 1494.7 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 22' 04.8"928.54 miwest0° 00' 27.3"0.52 minorth928.56 mi
24 hours14° 57' 30.6"966.67 mieast0° 53' 10.9"60.98 minorth971.40 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 *Thu 1:24 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:24 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:24 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 1:24 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:24 AM3173 km1971 miles1713 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Thu 3:24 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 2:24 PM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:24 PM3607 km2241 miles1947 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:24 PM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 2:24 PM3664 km2277 miles1978 nmEast E
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