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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 41' South
Longitude: 110° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.83 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.1 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"976.90 miwest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 misouth976.87 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.5"3.96 mieast0° 13' 25.7"15.40 misouth15.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 29' South
Longitude: 27° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.89 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.4"986.19 miwest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 minorth986.54 mi
24 hours11° 42' 57.7"796.98 mieast4° 22' 36.7"300.81 minorth856.38 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 2:06 PM827 km514 miles446 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 11:06 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:06 PM3073 km1910 miles1660 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:06 PM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmEast E
QuitoMon 2:06 PM4088 km2540 miles2207 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 9:06 AM4133 km2568 miles2232 nmWest W
Santiago *Mon 4:06 PM4209 km2616 miles2273 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorMon 1:06 PM4361 km2710 miles2355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseMon 1:06 PM4364 km2712 miles2356 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:06 PM4372 km2717 miles2361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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