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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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 87° 12' 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"972.92 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 misouth972.89 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° 39' North, Longitude: 28° 39' 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"1005.70 miwest0° 11' 03.7"12.67 minorth1005.70 mi
24 hours10° 39' 56.9"737.03 mieast4° 18' 12.1"295.72 minorth792.32 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 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 1:34 PM2057 km1278 miles1110 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:34 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:34 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth N
Santiago *Thu 2:34 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSoutheast SE
SucreThu 1:34 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:34 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 12:34 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 12:34 PM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaThu 2:34 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast-southeast ESE
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