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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 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 33' North, Longitude: 123° 36' 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"26.18 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 171° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.86 meters/second, 1525.9 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"947.91 miwest0° 05' 04.6"5.82 misouth948.17 mi
24 hours348° 07' 11.8"776.48 miwest2° 28' 15.4"169.95 misouth800.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 1:10 PM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:10 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:10 PM3313 km2059 miles1789 nmNorth N
AdamstownMon 12:10 PM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhoenixMon 1:10 PM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 1:10 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 1:10 PM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmNorth N
PapeeteMon 10:10 AM3756 km2334 miles2028 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:10 AM3761 km2337 miles2031 nmWest W
GuatemalaMon 2:10 PM3790 km2355 miles2047 nmEast-northeast ENE
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