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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 4:24:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 16:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 69° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 435.08 meters/second, 1566.3 kilometres/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.22 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.7"972.91 miWest0° 00' 31.3"0.60 miSouth972.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.0"4.54 miEast0° 12' 21.6"14.17 miSouth14.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 25' North, Longitude: 45° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 449.65 meters/second, 1618.8 kilometres/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 12.4"1005.77 miWest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 miNorth1005.78 mi
24 hours10° 40' 09.1"737.34 miEast4° 19' 00.3"296.62 miNorth793.03 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Thu 1:24 PM77 km48 miles42 nmWest W
Arica *Thu 1:24 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Antofagasta *Thu 1:24 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazThu 12:24 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreThu 12:24 PM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
CochabambaThu 12:24 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNortheast NE
ArequipaThu 11:24 AM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaThu 1:24 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzThu 12:24 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánThu 1:24 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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