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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 19:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' South, Longitude: 115° 26' 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"978.28 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.25 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° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.28 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' 48.3"969.11 miwest0° 09' 15.1"10.60 minorth969.50 mi
24 hours12° 27' 52.3"835.21 mieast3° 58' 50.5"273.65 minorth885.30 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 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSun 11:26 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:26 PM3485 km2166 miles1882 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:26 AM3605 km2240 miles1946 nmWest W
LimaSun 2:26 PM4187 km2601 miles2261 nmEast E
QuitoSun 2:26 PM4555 km2831 miles2460 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 9:26 AM4619 km2870 miles2494 nmWest W
GuatemalaSun 1:26 PM4652 km2891 miles2512 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 1:26 PM4654 km2892 miles2513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 1:26 PM4661 km2896 miles2516 nmNortheast NE
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