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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° 39' 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"1034.32 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.31 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.16 miwest0° 23' 02.8"26.40 misouth26.90 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° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.30 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 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"942.17 miwest0° 02' 53.8"3.32 minorth942.03 mi
24 hours11° 37' 37.4"754.65 mieast0° 43' 15.2"49.60 minorth754.51 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 PM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmEast E
Easter Island *Thu 2:10 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth S
Mexico City *Thu 2:10 PM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownThu 11:10 AM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaThu 1:10 PM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:10 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:10 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:10 PM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:10 PM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanThu 1:10 PM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmNortheast NE
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