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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 19:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 112° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.82 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.1 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"976.89 miwest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 misouth976.86 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.6"3.96 mieast0° 13' 25.4"15.39 misouth15.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' South, Longitude: 29° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.94 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 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' 53.2"986.30 miwest0° 10' 34.7"12.12 minorth986.65 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.0"796.74 mieast4° 22' 43.5"300.94 minorth856.19 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 2:16 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 11:16 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:16 PM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 9:16 AM3872 km2406 miles2091 nmWest W
LimaMon 2:16 PM3923 km2437 miles2118 nmEast E
QuitoMon 2:16 PM4322 km2686 miles2334 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 4:16 PM4438 km2758 miles2396 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorMon 1:16 PM4513 km2804 miles2437 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:16 PM4515 km2805 miles2438 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 1:16 PM4550 km2827 miles2457 nmNortheast NE
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