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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 7:26:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 115° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.44 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"978.22 miWest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 miSouth978.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.7"3.75 miEast0° 13' 46.8"15.80 miSouth16.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 44° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.27 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 48.2"969.03 miWest0° 09' 15.0"10.60 miNorth969.42 mi
24 hours12° 27' 54.6"835.19 miEast3° 58' 49.0"273.60 miNorth885.27 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 2:26 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSun 11:26 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:26 PM3461 km2151 miles1869 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:26 AM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmWest W
LimaSun 2:26 PM4157 km2583 miles2245 nmEast E
QuitoSun 2:26 PM4528 km2814 miles2445 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 1:26 PM4634 km2880 miles2502 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:26 PM4642 km2884 miles2506 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 1:26 PM4643 km2885 miles2507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 9:26 AM4648 km2888 miles2510 nmWest W

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