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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 = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 6:06:00 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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 95° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.85 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.29 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"976.89 miWest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 miSouth976.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.0"3.95 miEast0° 13' 26.6"15.41 miSouth15.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 40' South, Longitude: 12° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.43 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 47.5"985.46 miWest0° 10' 31.7"12.06 miNorth985.81 mi
24 hours11° 44' 40.2"798.40 miEast4° 21' 54.1"299.98 miNorth857.51 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 *Mon 1:06 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:06 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:06 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilMon 1:06 PM2544 km1581 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 1:06 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 3:06 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 2:06 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 2:06 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 2:06 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 3:06 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmEast-southeast ESE

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