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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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' South, Longitude: 86° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"962.24 miwest0° 00' 22.2"0.43 misouth962.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.0"6.19 mieast0° 08' 43.9"10.01 misouth11.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 129° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.13 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.8"950.71 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.58 misouth950.95 mi
24 hours11° 23' 31.1"745.91 mieast2° 20' 07.1"160.60 misouth767.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:36 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 2:36 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 1:36 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:36 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:36 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:36 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sat 12:36 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 1:36 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 2:36 PM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:36 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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