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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 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 110° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 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"978.30 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.27 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.6"3.75 mieast0° 13' 47.1"15.81 misouth16.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 39° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.16 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 46.4"968.85 miwest0° 09' 13.6"10.57 minorth969.25 mi
24 hours12° 28' 34.4"835.81 mieast3° 58' 23.4"273.14 minorth885.73 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 2:06 PM853 km530 miles460 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 11:06 AM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:06 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmEast E
QuitoSun 2:06 PM4081 km2536 miles2204 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:06 AM4129 km2566 miles2229 nmWest W
Santiago *Sun 4:06 PM4227 km2627 miles2282 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSun 1:06 PM4344 km2699 miles2345 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:06 PM4350 km2703 miles2349 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:06 PM4353 km2705 miles2351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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