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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 19:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 13' South
Longitude: 112° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.08 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 979.9 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"979.71 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 misouth979.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.6"3.53 mieast0° 14' 08.1"16.21 misouth16.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 42' South
Longitude: 55° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.04 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.3"950.63 miwest0° 07' 06.6"8.15 minorth950.97 mi
24 hours13° 21' 46.0"880.67 mieast3° 16' 47.5"225.54 minorth916.38 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 2:16 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 11:16 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:16 PM3258 km2025 miles1759 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:16 AM3863 km2400 miles2086 nmWest W
LimaSat 2:16 PM3928 km2441 miles2121 nmEast E
QuitoSat 2:16 PM4310 km2678 miles2327 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 4:16 PM4473 km2780 miles2415 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 1:16 PM4479 km2783 miles2418 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:16 PM4479 km2783 miles2419 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 1:16 PM4523 km2810 miles2442 nmNortheast NE
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