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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

UTC time = Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 5:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 84° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.65 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.24 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.2"974.19 miWest0° 00' 32.1"0.62 miSouth974.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.1"4.35 miEast0° 12' 43.1"14.58 miSouth15.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 20° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.49 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 35.4"1005.41 miWest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 miNorth1005.55 mi
24 hours10° 49' 30.8"748.38 miEast4° 30' 10.0"309.38 miNorth809.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:24 PM1195 km742 miles645 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:24 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:24 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSoutheast SE
SucreWed 1:24 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:24 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 1:24 PM2111 km1311 miles1140 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:24 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:24 PM2294 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 2:24 PM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Wed 12:24 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmWest-southwest WSW

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