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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 95° 26' 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' 51.6"978.36 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.1"3.74 mieast0° 13' 48.0"15.82 misouth16.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 25° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.82 meters/second, 1558.1 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.8"968.08 miwest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 minorth968.47 mi
24 hours12° 30' 41.3"837.59 mieast3° 57' 01.0"271.56 minorth887.00 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 1:06 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:06 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:06 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSun 1:06 PM2548 km1584 miles1376 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:06 PM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 3:06 PM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 2:06 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 2:06 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 2:06 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:06 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmEast-southeast ESE
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