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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 = Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 5:34:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 86° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.05 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.22 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.7"972.85 miWest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 miSouth972.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.7"4.55 miEast0° 12' 20.5"14.15 miSouth14.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' North, Longitude: 28° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.59 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 13.6"1005.63 miWest0° 11' 03.7"12.67 miNorth1005.63 mi
24 hours10° 39' 57.0"736.99 miEast4° 18' 12.8"295.71 miNorth792.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:34 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:34 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:34 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 2:34 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:34 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth N
SucreThu 1:34 PM2273 km1413 miles1227 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:34 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 12:34 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 12:34 PM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 2:34 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmEast-southeast ESE

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