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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 18:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 102° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.74 meters/second, 1579.4 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"981.19 miwest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 misouth981.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.0"3.31 mieast0° 14' 29.3"16.61 misouth16.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 59° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.23 meters/second, 1505.6 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 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' 21.9"935.37 miwest0° 04' 04.3"4.67 minorth935.58 mi
24 hours14° 16' 35.5"928.04 mieast2° 13' 22.2"152.90 minorth946.76 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 1:34 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:34 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 1:34 PM2838 km1764 miles1532 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 10:34 AM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoFri 1:34 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:34 PM3546 km2203 miles1915 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:34 PM3655 km2271 miles1973 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:34 PM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 2:34 PM3866 km2402 miles2087 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 12:34 PM3878 km2410 miles2094 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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