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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 19:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 115° 03' 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"981.14 miwest0° 00' 36.5"0.70 misouth981.11 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° 46' 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"935.77 miwest0° 04' 11.2"4.80 minorth935.99 mi
24 hours14° 14' 52.7"926.51 mieast2° 15' 50.3"155.73 minorth945.80 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 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:24 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:24 PM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 9:24 AM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmWest W
LimaFri 2:24 PM4140 km2573 miles2236 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:24 PM4496 km2794 miles2428 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 1:24 PM4585 km2849 miles2476 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:24 PM4590 km2852 miles2478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 1:24 PM4593 km2854 miles2480 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:24 PM4666 km2899 miles2520 nmNortheast NE
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