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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' South, Longitude: 110° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.36 meters/second, 1664.5 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.25 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.16 miwest0° 23' 02.8"26.39 misouth26.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 120° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.9"942.11 miwest0° 02' 54.0"3.33 minorth941.97 mi
24 hours11° 37' 37.0"754.59 mieast0° 43' 17.7"49.64 minorth754.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:10 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmEast E
Easter Island *Thu 2:10 PM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmSouth S
Acapulco *Thu 2:10 PM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 2:10 PM2941 km1828 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:10 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 11:10 AM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmSouthwest SW
San SalvadorThu 1:10 PM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:10 PM3257 km2024 miles1758 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:10 PM3295 km2048 miles1779 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:10 PM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmEast-northeast ENE
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