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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 26' South
Longitude: 80° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.31 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"978.42 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 misouth978.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.73 mieast0° 13' 48.9"15.84 misouth16.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 45' South
Longitude: 10° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.47 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.0"967.31 miwest0° 09' 04.9"10.41 minorth967.70 mi
24 hours12° 32' 48.9"839.38 mieast3° 55' 36.5"269.96 minorth888.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:06 PM894 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 1:06 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:06 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 1:06 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 2:06 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSun 12:06 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth N
CórdobaSun 2:06 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSun 12:06 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:06 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Sun 2:06 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-southeast ESE
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