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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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 84° 46' 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"974.26 miwest0° 00' 32.1"0.62 misouth974.23 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° 53' South, Longitude: 20° 15' 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"1005.49 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth1005.62 mi
24 hours10° 49' 29.9"748.42 mieast4° 30' 09.7"309.39 minorth810.03 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 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 1:24 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:24 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmSoutheast SE
SucreWed 1:24 PM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:24 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 1:24 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:24 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:24 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaWed 2:24 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Wed 12:24 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmWest-southwest WSW
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