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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 20:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 125° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.80 meters/second, 1572.5 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"16.28 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"976.78 miwest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 misouth976.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.0"3.96 mieast0° 13' 24.7"15.38 misouth15.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 18' South, Longitude: 41° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.17 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.1"986.75 miwest0° 10' 36.7"12.15 minorth987.10 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.1"795.52 mieast4° 23' 16.0"301.54 minorth855.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:06 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 3:06 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 10:06 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:06 AM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 10:06 AM4253 km2643 miles2296 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:06 PM4391 km2728 miles2371 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 9:06 AM4695 km2917 miles2535 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 10:06 AM5003 km3109 miles2701 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 2:06 PM5172 km3214 miles2793 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 3:06 PM5200 km3231 miles2808 nmEast E
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