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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 8:06:00 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 20:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 125° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 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"979.60 miWest0° 00' 35.7"0.68 miSouth979.57 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° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.30 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' 34.0"951.15 miWest0° 07' 11.8"8.25 miNorth951.51 mi
24 hours13° 19' 53.6"879.02 miEast3° 18' 31.7"227.52 miNorth915.27 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 PM820 km509 miles443 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 3:06 PM1842 km1144 miles994 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 10:06 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 10:06 AM3612 km2244 miles1950 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 10:06 AM4217 km2620 miles2277 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:06 PM4381 km2722 miles2365 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 9:06 AM4690 km2914 miles2532 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:06 AM4992 km3102 miles2695 nmWest W
Mexico CitySat 2:06 PM5137 km3192 miles2774 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 9:06 AM5208 km3236 miles2812 nmWest-southwest WSW

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