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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 23, 2012 at 18:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 25' North, Longitude: 103° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.79 meters/second, 1669.6 km/hour, 1037.5 miles/hour or 901.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.53 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1037.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 36.8"27.05 minorth27.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 23, 2012 at 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' North, Longitude: 92° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.31 meters/second, 1595.9 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 33' 42.1"991.56 miwest0° 10' 01.4"11.48 minorth991.37 mi
24 hours10° 37' 11.9"723.19 mieast3° 46' 17.4"259.26 minorth763.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:58 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmEast E
AcapulcoFri 12:58 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:58 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 12:58 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:58 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzFri 12:58 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraFri 12:58 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 12:58 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 12:58 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesFri 12:58 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth N
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