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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6:14:00 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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 18:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 97° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.74 meters/second, 1579.5 km/hour, 981.4 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"981.15 miWest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 miSouth981.12 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.31 miEast0° 14' 29.7"16.62 miSouth16.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' South, Longitude: 54° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.16 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.59 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 20.2"935.14 miWest0° 04' 01.4"4.61 miNorth935.35 mi
24 hours14° 17' 18.8"928.61 miEast2° 12' 19.2"151.68 miNorth947.10 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 *Fri 1:14 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:14 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:14 PM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:14 PM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:14 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:14 PM3090 km1920 miles1668 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 2:14 PM3099 km1925 miles1673 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:14 PM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 2:14 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmEast E
AdamstownFri 10:14 AM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmWest-southwest WSW

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