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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 27' South
Longitude: 105° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.3 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"978.32 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.4"3.74 mieast0° 13' 47.3"15.81 misouth16.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 30' South
Longitude: 34° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.05 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 44.4"968.60 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.55 minorth968.99 mi
24 hours12° 29' 16.6"836.40 mieast3° 57' 56.1"272.62 minorth886.15 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 1:46 PM934 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 10:46 AM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:46 PM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 1:46 PM3147 km1956 miles1699 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:46 PM3627 km2254 miles1959 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 3:46 PM3775 km2346 miles2038 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSun 2:46 PM3958 km2459 miles2137 nmEast E
San JoseSun 12:46 PM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:46 PM4076 km2533 miles2201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:46 PM4079 km2535 miles2202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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