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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 20:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 125° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 35.7"0.68 misouth979.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.1"3.54 mieast0° 14' 07.4"16.19 misouth16.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 67° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.31 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.1"951.23 miwest0° 07' 11.8"8.25 minorth951.59 mi
24 hours13° 19' 51.1"879.05 mieast3° 18' 34.1"227.58 minorth915.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 12:06 PM803 km499 miles433 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 3:06 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 10:06 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 10:06 AM3583 km2226 miles1934 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 10:06 AM4191 km2604 miles2263 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 9:06 AM4661 km2896 miles2516 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:06 AM4962 km3083 miles2679 nmWest W
Mexico CitySat 2:06 PM5154 km3202 miles2783 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 9:06 AM5179 km3218 miles2796 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 3:06 PM5240 km3256 miles2829 nmEast E
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