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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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 126° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.22 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.12 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.3"966.55 miwest0° 00' 26.3"0.50 misouth966.53 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.4"5.52 mieast0° 10' 20.4"11.86 misouth13.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' North, Longitude: 44° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.46 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.7"947.00 miwest0° 03' 57.1"4.53 minorth946.82 mi
24 hours11° 34' 16.0"754.68 mieast1° 09' 31.2"79.71 minorth756.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:14 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsTue 11:14 AM864 km537 miles466 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 3:14 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 10:14 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 10:14 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:14 AM4198 km2608 miles2266 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 9:14 AM4500 km2796 miles2430 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:14 AM4829 km3000 miles2607 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:14 AM5004 km3109 miles2702 nmWest W
LimaTue 3:14 PM5384 km3346 miles2907 nmEast E
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