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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 18:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 27' South
Longitude: 107° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 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"978.31 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.6"3.74 mieast0° 13' 47.3"15.81 misouth16.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 29' South
Longitude: 37° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.10 meters/second, 1559.2 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 45.5"968.73 miwest0° 09' 12.8"10.56 minorth969.12 mi
24 hours12° 28' 55.5"836.10 mieast3° 58' 09.8"272.88 minorth885.94 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 1:56 PM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 10:56 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:56 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 1:56 PM3406 km2116 miles1839 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:56 PM3851 km2393 miles2080 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 3:56 PM4000 km2485 miles2160 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 12:56 PM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:56 PM4203 km2612 miles2269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 2:56 PM4220 km2622 miles2279 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 12:56 PM4223 km2624 miles2280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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