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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 19:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' South, Longitude: 115° 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"1033.71 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.1"5.04 miwest0° 22' 59.1"26.32 misouth26.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 127° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 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' 48.0"937.40 miwest0° 00' 33.9"0.65 minorth937.37 mi
24 hours11° 42' 11.6"755.99 mieast0° 13' 30.5"15.49 misouth756.72 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 *Fri 2:28 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:28 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:28 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmEast E
Mexico City *Fri 2:28 PM3237 km2011 miles1748 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 1:28 PM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:28 PM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:28 PM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 1:28 PM3751 km2331 miles2025 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 12:28 PM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmNorth N
BelmopanFri 1:28 PM3818 km2373 miles2062 nmNortheast NE
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