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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 19:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' South, Longitude: 115° 09' 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"1034.31 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.0"5.15 miwest0° 23' 02.7"26.40 misouth26.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 115° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 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' 04.6"942.08 miwest0° 02' 52.1"3.29 minorth941.94 mi
24 hours11° 37' 42.4"754.67 mieast0° 42' 33.8"48.80 minorth754.50 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 *Thu 2:28 PM2549 km1584 miles1377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:28 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:28 PM2872 km1784 miles1551 nmEast E
Mexico City *Thu 2:28 PM3197 km1986 miles1726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:28 PM3458 km2149 miles1867 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:28 PM3518 km2186 miles1900 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:28 PM3703 km2301 miles1999 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 1:28 PM3720 km2311 miles2008 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 12:28 PM3767 km2341 miles2034 nmNorth N
BelmopanThu 1:28 PM3784 km2352 miles2043 nmNortheast NE
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