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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 18:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 97° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.47 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"978.28 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.2"3.74 mieast0° 13' 47.8"15.82 misouth16.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 27° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.87 meters/second, 1558.3 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 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' 41.6"968.13 miwest0° 09' 09.9"10.50 minorth968.52 mi
24 hours12° 30' 22.4"837.27 mieast3° 57' 13.3"271.78 minorth886.75 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 1:16 PM1462 km909 miles789 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:16 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 1:16 PM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 1:16 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 3:16 PM3092 km1921 miles1670 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSun 2:16 PM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 2:16 PM3374 km2096 miles1822 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 10:16 AM3393 km2108 miles1832 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreSun 2:16 PM3402 km2114 miles1837 nmEast E
San JoseSun 12:16 PM3574 km2221 miles1930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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