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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 6:34:00 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 18:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 102° 16' 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"981.13 miWest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 miSouth981.10 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° 30' 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' 21.7"935.29 miWest0° 04' 04.2"4.67 miNorth935.51 mi
24 hours14° 16' 37.8"928.01 miEast2° 13' 18.8"152.82 miNorth946.71 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 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:34 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 1:34 PM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 10:34 AM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoFri 1:34 PM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:34 PM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:34 PM3625 km2253 miles1957 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:34 PM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 2:34 PM3836 km2384 miles2072 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 12:34 PM3864 km2401 miles2086 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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