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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 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 99° 42' 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"972.87 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 misouth972.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.0"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° 31' 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' 14.4"1005.58 miwest0° 11' 02.6"12.65 minorth1005.58 mi
24 hours10° 39' 49.3"736.79 mieast4° 17' 37.2"295.05 minorth791.79 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 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:24 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:24 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 10:24 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoThu 1:24 PM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 3:24 PM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazThu 2:24 PM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:24 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 2:24 PM3606 km2241 miles1947 nmEast E
CórdobaThu 3:24 PM3747 km2328 miles2023 nmEast-southeast ESE
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