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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 110° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.08 meters/second, 1577.1 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' 52.0"979.72 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 misouth979.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.5"3.53 mieast0° 14' 08.1"16.21 misouth16.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 53° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.3"950.51 miwest0° 07' 05.6"8.13 minorth950.85 mi
24 hours13° 22' 09.0"880.99 mieast3° 16' 26.0"225.13 minorth916.59 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 2:06 PM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 11:06 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:06 PM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:06 PM3667 km2279 miles1980 nmEast E
QuitoSat 2:06 PM4074 km2532 miles2200 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 9:06 AM4125 km2563 miles2227 nmWest W
Santiago *Sat 4:06 PM4245 km2638 miles2292 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 1:06 PM4325 km2688 miles2335 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:06 PM4334 km2693 miles2340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 1:06 PM4335 km2694 miles2341 nmNortheast NE
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