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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 54' South
Longitude: 110° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.21 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 847.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.26 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.5"975.52 miwest0° 00' 33.0"0.63 misouth975.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 50.3"4.16 mieast0° 13' 03.8"14.98 misouth15.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 06' South
Longitude: 15° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.65 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.7"999.12 miwest0° 11' 14.4"12.87 minorth999.38 mi
24 hours11° 09' 15.8"767.25 mieast4° 32' 06.6"311.64 minorth830.38 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 *Tue 2:06 PM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth S
AdamstownTue 11:06 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:06 PM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 2:06 PM3660 km2274 miles1976 nmEast E
QuitoTue 2:06 PM4094 km2544 miles2211 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteTue 9:06 AM4138 km2571 miles2235 nmWest W
Santiago *Tue 4:06 PM4192 km2605 miles2263 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseTue 1:06 PM4378 km2720 miles2364 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:06 PM4378 km2721 miles2364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 1:06 PM4390 km2728 miles2370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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