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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 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 100° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.74 meters/second, 1579.5 km/hour, 981.4 miles/hour or 852.8 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"981.20 miwest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 misouth981.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.31 mieast0° 14' 29.5"16.61 misouth16.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 57° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.20 meters/second, 1505.5 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 21.2"935.29 miwest0° 04' 03.0"4.64 minorth935.50 mi
24 hours14° 16' 56.0"928.34 mieast2° 12' 52.4"152.33 minorth946.95 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 1:24 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:24 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:24 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:24 PM3136 km1948 miles1693 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 10:24 AM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Fri 3:24 PM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 2:24 PM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:24 PM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 12:24 PM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 2:24 PM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmEast E
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