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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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' North, Longitude: 107° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.36 meters/second, 1660.9 km/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.00 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1032.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.6"5.90 miwest0° 22' 29.8"25.76 misouth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' North, Longitude: 139° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"947.36 miwest0° 04' 27.5"5.11 minorth947.15 mi
24 hours11° 32' 48.9"753.30 mieast1° 21' 41.8"93.67 minorth755.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Thu 2:08 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:08 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 2:08 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Thu 2:08 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:08 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Thu 2:08 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:08 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Thu 2:08 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:08 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:08 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmEast-southeast ESE
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