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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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 108° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 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"1037.78 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.78 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.8"6.01 miwest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 4° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.7"944.15 miwest0° 05' 37.9"6.46 minorth944.44 mi
24 hours13° 06' 51.8"857.47 mieast2° 44' 02.2"188.02 minorth884.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmEast E
Acapulco *Sun 2:06 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 2:06 PM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 2:06 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Sun 2:06 PM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Sun 2:06 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:06 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Sun 1:06 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSun 1:06 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:06 PM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmEast-northeast ENE
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