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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' South, Longitude: 85° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.77 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.6"981.26 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 misouth981.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.4"3.30 mieast0° 14' 30.4"16.63 misouth16.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' South, Longitude: 42° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.58 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 16.7"934.82 miwest0° 03' 54.6"4.48 minorth935.03 mi
24 hours14° 18' 58.0"930.16 mieast2° 09' 52.3"148.89 minorth948.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:24 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:24 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:24 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:24 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreFri 1:24 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:24 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:24 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:24 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 2:24 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Fri 12:24 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest-southwest WSW
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