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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 7:06:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 13' 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"979.66 miWest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 miSouth979.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.5"3.53 miEast0° 14' 08.3"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: 52° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 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 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.2"950.43 miWest0° 07' 05.5"8.13 miNorth950.77 mi
24 hours13° 22' 11.7"880.97 miEast3° 16' 23.6"225.07 miNorth916.55 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 PM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 11:06 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:06 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:06 PM3638 km2261 miles1965 nmEast E
QuitoSat 2:06 PM4048 km2515 miles2186 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 9:06 AM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmWest W
Santiago *Sat 4:06 PM4221 km2623 miles2279 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 1:06 PM4309 km2677 miles2327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 1:06 PM4315 km2681 miles2330 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:06 PM4319 km2684 miles2332 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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