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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 8:16:00 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 20:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 127° 39' 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"978.17 miWest0° 00' 34.8"0.67 miSouth978.14 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.1"3.76 miEast0° 13' 46.0"15.78 miSouth16.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 56° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.55 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.8 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' 52.8"969.67 miWest0° 09' 18.4"10.67 miNorth970.06 mi
24 hours12° 26' 09.8"833.71 miEast3° 59' 55.9"274.88 miNorth884.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:16 PM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsSun 11:16 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:16 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:16 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:16 AM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 10:16 AM4011 km2492 miles2166 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:16 AM4432 km2754 miles2393 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:16 AM4735 km2942 miles2557 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 9:16 AM4951 km3076 miles2673 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:16 PM5310 km3300 miles2867 nmNortheast NE

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