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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 7:24:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 19:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 114° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.71 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"981.08 miWest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 miSouth981.05 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.4"3.32 miEast0° 14' 28.6"16.60 miSouth16.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' South, Longitude: 71° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 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' 25.5"935.70 miWest0° 04' 11.1"4.80 miNorth935.91 mi
24 hours14° 14' 55.1"926.48 miEast2° 15' 47.1"155.65 miNorth945.75 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 2:24 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:24 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:24 PM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 9:24 AM3678 km2285 miles1986 nmWest W
LimaFri 2:24 PM4111 km2555 miles2220 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:24 PM4469 km2777 miles2413 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 1:24 PM4567 km2838 miles2466 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:24 PM4575 km2842 miles2470 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:24 PM4578 km2845 miles2472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:24 PM4644 km2886 miles2507 nmNortheast NE

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