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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 95° 23' 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"976.96 miwest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 misouth976.93 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° 39' South, Longitude: 12° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.60 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 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' 47.6"985.54 miwest0° 10' 31.7"12.06 minorth985.89 mi
24 hours11° 44' 38.3"798.43 mieast4° 21' 55.0"300.02 minorth857.54 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 PM1644 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:06 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:06 PM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilMon 1:06 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 1:06 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 3:06 PM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 2:06 PM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 2:06 PM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 2:06 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 3:06 PM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmEast-southeast ESE
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