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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' South, Longitude: 110° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.09 meters/second, 1663.5 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.72 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.2"5.04 miwest0° 22' 59.1"26.33 misouth26.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 132° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.18 meters/second, 1509.1 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"937.43 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.69 minorth937.40 mi
24 hours11° 42' 09.7"755.98 mieast0° 12' 43.5"14.59 misouth756.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:08 PM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmEast E
Easter Island *Fri 2:08 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmSouth S
Mexico City *Fri 2:08 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownFri 11:08 AM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaFri 1:08 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:08 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:08 PM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 1:08 PM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:08 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 1:08 PM3418 km2124 miles1845 nmNortheast NE
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