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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 19:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 122° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.43 meters/second, 1574.7 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"978.25 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.0"3.75 mieast0° 13' 46.4"15.79 misouth16.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 51° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.45 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.1"969.50 miwest0° 09' 17.1"10.64 minorth969.89 mi
24 hours12° 26' 49.4"834.33 mieast3° 59' 30.8"274.42 minorth884.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:56 AM964 km599 miles521 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 2:56 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 9:56 AM2817 km1751 miles1521 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 9:56 AM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:56 PM4174 km2593 miles2254 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 9:56 AM4438 km2758 miles2396 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 8:56 AM4923 km3059 miles2658 nmWest W
LimaSun 2:56 PM4972 km3090 miles2685 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 1:56 PM5025 km3122 miles2713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:56 PM5177 km3217 miles2795 nmNortheast NE
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