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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 20:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 42' South
Longitude: 125° 23' 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"16.29 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"976.84 miwest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 misouth976.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.0"3.97 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 18' South
Longitude: 41° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.18 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' 57.2"986.84 miwest0° 10' 36.7"12.16 minorth987.19 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.3"795.55 mieast4° 23' 16.7"301.57 minorth855.22 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 PM768 km477 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 3:06 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 10:06 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:06 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 10:06 AM4228 km2627 miles2283 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 9:06 AM4666 km2899 miles2519 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 10:06 AM4974 km3091 miles2686 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 9:06 AM5181 km3219 miles2797 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 2:06 PM5189 km3224 miles2802 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 3:06 PM5229 km3249 miles2824 nmEast E
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