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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 7:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 112° 40' 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 miSouth978.20 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.7"3.75 miEast0° 13' 46.9"15.80 miSouth16.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 41° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.21 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 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' 47.1"968.90 miWest0° 09' 14.3"10.59 miNorth969.29 mi
24 hours12° 28' 15.6"835.48 miEast3° 58' 35.4"273.35 miNorth885.48 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 2:16 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 11:16 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:16 PM3246 km2017 miles1752 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 9:16 AM3896 km2421 miles2104 nmWest W
LimaSun 2:16 PM3897 km2421 miles2104 nmEast E
QuitoSun 2:16 PM4290 km2665 miles2316 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 4:16 PM4432 km2754 miles2393 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSun 1:16 PM4479 km2783 miles2418 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:16 PM4480 km2784 miles2419 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:16 PM4515 km2806 miles2438 nmNortheast NE

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