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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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' North, Longitude: 119° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.24 meters/second, 1664.1 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.05 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 misouth1034.07 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.8"6.03 miwest0° 22' 46.4"26.08 misouth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 163° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.65 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.4"938.72 miwest0° 02' 39.0"3.04 misouth938.87 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.3"770.12 mieast1° 31' 21.8"104.75 misouth780.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sun 1:54 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 2:54 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Sun 2:54 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Sun 2:54 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 2:54 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 12:54 PM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 12:54 PM3227 km2005 miles1743 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 12:54 PM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:54 PM3350 km2081 miles1809 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:54 PM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmEast E
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