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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 20:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 33' North, Longitude: 122° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.50 meters/second, 1665.0 km/hour, 1034.6 miles/hour or 899.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1034.63 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.64 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.4"6.06 miwest0° 22' 51.3"26.17 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 173° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.83 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"947.87 miwest0° 05' 04.0"5.81 misouth948.12 mi
24 hours348° 07' 11.3"776.45 miwest2° 28' 01.7"169.69 misouth800.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 1:04 PM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:04 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:04 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmNorth N
PhoenixMon 1:04 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 12:04 PM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las Vegas *Mon 1:04 PM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 2:04 PM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:04 PM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmEast E
San Francisco *Mon 1:04 PM3679 km2286 miles1987 nmNorth N
San SalvadorMon 2:04 PM3751 km2330 miles2025 nmEast-northeast ENE
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