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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° 45' 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"1032.07 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1032.08 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.6"5.90 miwest0° 22' 29.8"25.77 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° 36' 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"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"947.41 miwest0° 04' 27.3"5.11 minorth947.21 mi
24 hours11° 32' 49.5"753.35 mieast1° 21' 39.4"93.62 minorth755.95 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 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:08 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 2:08 PM1747 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Thu 2:08 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:08 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:08 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 2:08 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 2:08 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:08 PM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:08 PM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmEast-southeast ESE
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