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Day and Night World Map

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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 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 59' South
Longitude: 110° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.72 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' 52.5"981.16 miwest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 misouth981.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.3"3.32 mieast0° 14' 28.9"16.60 misouth16.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 59' South
Longitude: 67° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 23' 24.2"935.62 miwest0° 04' 08.9"4.76 minorth935.84 mi
24 hours14° 15' 29.8"927.06 mieast2° 14' 57.1"154.71 minorth946.14 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 2:06 PM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 11:06 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:06 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:06 PM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:06 PM4067 km2527 miles2196 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 9:06 AM4122 km2561 miles2225 nmWest W
Santiago *Fri 4:06 PM4263 km2649 miles2302 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 1:06 PM4306 km2676 miles2325 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 1:06 PM4314 km2681 miles2330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:06 PM4320 km2684 miles2332 nmNortheast NE
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