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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 = Friday, November 23, 2012 at 5:24:00 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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 84° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.48 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"971.55 miWest0° 00' 30.3"0.58 miSouth971.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.8"4.75 miEast0° 11' 57.9"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: 42° 01' 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"999.56 miWest0° 10' 22.3"11.88 miNorth999.44 mi
24 hours10° 40' 57.5"733.57 miEast3° 57' 29.7"272.03 miNorth778.97 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 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:24 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 2:24 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 1:24 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:24 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:24 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:24 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:24 PM2334 km1451 miles1260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CórdobaFri 2:24 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Fri 12:24 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmWest-southwest WSW

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