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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 7:56:00 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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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° 39' 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"978.19 miWest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 miSouth978.16 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.44 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 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' 51.0"969.42 miWest0° 09' 17.1"10.64 miNorth969.81 mi
24 hours12° 26' 51.6"834.30 miEast3° 59' 29.3"274.37 miNorth884.63 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 AM986 km613 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 2:56 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 9:56 AM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 9:56 AM3872 km2406 miles2091 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:56 PM4147 km2577 miles2239 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 9:56 AM4464 km2774 miles2410 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaSun 2:56 PM4943 km3071 miles2669 nmEast E
AlofiSun 8:56 AM4952 km3077 miles2674 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 1:56 PM5009 km3113 miles2705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:56 PM5156 km3204 miles2784 nmNortheast NE

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