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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° 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 misouth1032.09 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° 42' 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' 23.1"947.32 miwest0° 04' 26.3"5.09 minorth947.12 mi
24 hours11° 32' 55.9"753.40 mieast1° 21' 12.5"93.11 minorth755.94 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 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:20 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Thu 2:20 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 2:20 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:20 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:20 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Thu 2:20 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:20 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:20 PM2473 km1537 miles1336 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorThu 1:20 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmEast-northeast ENE
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