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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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 84° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.47 meters/second, 1564.1 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.1"971.62 miwest0° 00' 30.3"0.58 misouth971.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.8"4.75 mieast0° 11' 57.8"13.72 misouth14.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 23, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 55' North, Longitude: 41° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.89 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.6"999.62 miwest0° 10' 22.2"11.88 minorth999.51 mi
24 hours10° 40' 57.9"733.63 mieast3° 57' 28.5"272.03 minorth779.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:24 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:24 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:24 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:24 PM2034 km1264 miles1099 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:24 PM2090 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:24 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:24 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:24 PM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 2:24 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Fri 12:24 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-southwest WSW
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