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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 28' South
Longitude: 125° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.42 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"978.24 miwest0° 00' 34.9"0.67 misouth978.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.1"3.75 mieast0° 13' 46.2"15.79 misouth16.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 18' South
Longitude: 54° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.50 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.7 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' 51.9"969.63 miwest0° 09' 17.9"10.66 minorth970.02 mi
24 hours12° 26' 28.4"834.03 mieast3° 59' 44.0"274.67 minorth884.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:06 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:06 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:06 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:06 AM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 10:06 AM4210 km2616 miles2273 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:06 AM4663 km2897 miles2518 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:06 AM4968 km3087 miles2682 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:06 PM5172 km3213 miles2792 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 9:06 AM5180 km3218 miles2797 nmWest W
LimaSun 3:06 PM5235 km3253 miles2826 nmEast E
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