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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 6:24:00 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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 99° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.03 meters/second, 1566.1 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 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"972.80 miWest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 miSouth972.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.9"4.56 miEast0° 12' 19.7"14.14 miSouth14.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' North, Longitude: 16° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.54 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 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' 14.3"1005.52 miWest0° 11' 02.6"12.65 miNorth1005.51 mi
24 hours10° 39' 49.5"736.75 miEast4° 17' 38.1"295.05 miNorth791.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 1:24 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:24 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:24 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 1:24 PM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 10:24 AM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Thu 3:24 PM3190 km1982 miles1723 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 2:24 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:24 PM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 2:24 PM3577 km2223 miles1932 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:24 PM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmEast-southeast ESE

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