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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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' North, Longitude: 82° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.94 meters/second, 1663.0 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.38 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.39 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.9"5.99 miwest0° 22' 40.7"25.97 misouth26.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 172° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.0"935.49 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth935.49 mi
24 hours11° 50' 48.9"763.97 mieast0° 27' 11.9"31.19 misouth765.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidSat 12:26 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:26 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 12:26 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:26 AM540 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlajuelaSat 11:26 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSat 12:26 PM691 km429 miles373 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:26 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinSat 12:26 PM761 km473 miles411 nmEast E
MasayaSat 11:26 AM838 km521 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FlorenciaSat 12:26 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
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