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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 = Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 8:14:00 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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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° 31' 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"16.11 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.3"966.48 miWest0° 00' 26.3"0.50 miSouth966.46 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.4"5.52 miEast0° 10' 20.5"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° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.46 meters/second, 1524.5 km/hour, 947.3 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"946.95 miWest0° 03' 57.2"4.53 miNorth946.76 mi
24 hours11° 34' 15.5"754.62 miEast1° 09' 33.6"79.75 miNorth756.09 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 PM555 km345 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsTue 11:14 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 3:14 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 10:14 AM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 10:14 AM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:14 AM4222 km2623 miles2279 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 9:14 AM4529 km2814 miles2445 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:14 AM4858 km3018 miles2623 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:14 AM5032 km3127 miles2717 nmWest W
LimaTue 3:14 PM5355 km3328 miles2892 nmEast E

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