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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 19:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 30' South
Longitude: 117° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.80 meters/second, 1662.5 km/hour, 1033.0 miles/hour or 897.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.06 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.6"4.91 miwest0° 22' 55.0"26.25 misouth26.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 46' North
Longitude: 137° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.77 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.74 miwest0° 01' 48.1"2.07 misouth938.83 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.7"757.24 mieast1° 10' 06.8"80.39 misouth764.34 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 *Sat 2:36 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 11:36 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:36 PM3120 km1938 miles1684 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:36 PM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:36 PM3698 km2298 miles1997 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:36 AM3755 km2333 miles2027 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorSat 1:36 PM3762 km2338 miles2031 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 12:36 PM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 1:36 PM3951 km2455 miles2134 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:36 PM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmEast-northeast ENE
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