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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 7:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 10' 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"978.23 miWest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 miSouth978.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.6"3.75 miEast0° 13' 47.1"15.80 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° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.15 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 968.9 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' 46.3"968.77 miWest0° 09' 13.6"10.57 miNorth969.16 mi
24 hours12° 28' 36.7"835.78 miEast3° 58' 21.8"273.09 miNorth885.69 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 PM849 km528 miles459 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 11:06 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM3039 km1889 miles1641 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:06 PM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmEast E
QuitoSun 2:06 PM4055 km2520 miles2190 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:06 AM4158 km2583 miles2245 nmWest W
Santiago *Sun 4:06 PM4203 km2612 miles2270 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSun 1:06 PM4327 km2689 miles2337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 1:06 PM4329 km2690 miles2338 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:06 PM4338 km2696 miles2342 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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