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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 22, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 117° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.7"6.05 miwest0° 23' 21.5"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 27° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.27 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.4 miles/hour or 811.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.4"933.17 miwest0° 02' 45.1"3.16 minorth933.32 mi
24 hours13° 42' 03.6"886.73 mieast1° 40' 54.3"115.69 minorth898.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico City *Sat 2:40 PM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmEast E
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:40 PM3103 km1928 miles1676 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSat 12:40 PM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 1:40 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:40 PM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSat 1:40 PM3654 km2271 miles1973 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSat 1:40 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmEast-northeast ENE
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