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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 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' North, Longitude: 110° 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 misouth1032.02 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.7"5.90 miwest0° 22' 29.9"25.77 misouth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 136° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.60 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"947.26 miwest0° 04' 26.4"5.09 minorth947.06 mi
24 hours11° 32' 55.3"753.34 mieast1° 21' 15.1"93.15 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 2:20 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:20 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Thu 2:20 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 2:20 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:20 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:20 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Thu 2:20 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:20 PM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:20 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorThu 1:20 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-northeast ENE
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