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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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' South, Longitude: 113° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.61 meters/second, 1665.4 km/hour, 1034.8 miles/hour or 899.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.87 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.9"5.27 miwest0° 23' 06.1"26.46 misouth26.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 106° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.9"952.00 miwest0° 05' 03.3"5.79 minorth951.79 mi
24 hours11° 28' 52.1"752.57 mieast1° 36' 41.1"110.85 minorth757.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 2:20 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:20 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmEast E
AdamstownWed 11:20 AM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Wed 2:20 PM3040 km1889 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:20 PM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:20 PM3308 km2055 miles1786 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 1:20 PM3483 km2164 miles1881 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:20 PM3507 km2179 miles1893 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 1:20 PM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanWed 1:20 PM3583 km2227 miles1935 nmNortheast NE
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