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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 12' South
Longitude: 95° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.11 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"979.78 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 misouth979.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.0"3.52 mieast0° 14' 09.0"16.22 misouth16.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 51' South
Longitude: 38° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.66 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.7"949.78 miwest0° 06' 59.1"8.01 minorth950.13 mi
24 hours13° 24' 27.1"882.95 mieast3° 14' 15.9"222.65 minorth917.87 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 *Sat 1:06 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:06 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:06 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:06 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:06 PM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:06 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 3:06 PM2925 km1818 miles1579 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 2:06 PM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 2:06 PM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmEast E
CórdobaSat 3:06 PM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmEast-southeast ESE
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