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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

UTC time = Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 7:54:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 14' 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"1033.98 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miSouth1033.99 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° 42' North, Longitude: 163° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 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"938.65 miWest0° 02' 38.8"3.04 miSouth938.80 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.3"770.07 miEast1° 31' 19.1"104.69 miSouth780.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guadalajara *Sun 2:54 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Sun 1:54 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Sun 2:54 PM2490 km1547 miles1345 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Sun 2:54 PM2618 km1627 miles1413 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 2:54 PM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 12:54 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 12:54 PM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 12:54 PM3244 km2016 miles1751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:54 PM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:54 PM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmEast E

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