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Day and Night World Map

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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 19:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 05' South
Longitude: 119° 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 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 41' South
Longitude: 29° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 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' 08.7"933.22 miwest0° 02' 46.2"3.18 minorth933.36 mi
24 hours13° 41' 52.9"886.58 mieast1° 41' 17.8"116.14 minorth898.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:48 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Sat 2:48 PM3071 km1909 miles1658 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 2:48 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:48 PM3292 km2045 miles1777 nmEast E
HermosilloSat 12:48 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:48 PM3546 km2203 miles1915 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:48 PM3638 km2261 miles1964 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Sat 12:48 PM3780 km2349 miles2041 nmNorth N
PhoenixSat 12:48 PM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmNorth N
BelmopanSat 1:48 PM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmEast-northeast ENE
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