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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 26' South
Longitude: 92° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.48 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 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"978.37 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.34 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.0"3.74 mieast0° 13' 48.2"15.83 misouth16.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 38' South
Longitude: 22° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.7"967.95 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.48 minorth968.34 mi
24 hours12° 31' 02.4"837.89 mieast3° 56' 47.0"271.30 minorth887.21 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 *Sun 12:56 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 12:56 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:56 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:56 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 12:56 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 1:56 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmEast E
Santiago *Sun 2:56 PM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSun 1:56 PM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:56 PM2907 km1807 miles1570 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 2:56 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmEast-southeast ESE
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