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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' South, Longitude: 115° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.36 meters/second, 1664.5 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.7 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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 115° 15' 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' 04.5"942.07 miwest0° 02' 52.0"3.29 minorth941.93 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.0"754.67 mieast0° 42' 29.2"48.72 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 2:30 PM2563 km1592 miles1384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:30 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmEast E
Mexico City *Thu 2:30 PM3227 km2005 miles1742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:30 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM3564 km2214 miles1924 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:30 PM3751 km2331 miles2025 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 1:30 PM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 12:30 PM3774 km2345 miles2038 nmNorth N
BelmopanThu 1:30 PM3827 km2378 miles2066 nmNortheast NE
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