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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 30' South, Longitude: 121° 48' 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"1033.05 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.5"4.91 miwest0° 22' 54.9"26.25 misouth26.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 132° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.79 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"938.79 miwest0° 01' 50.0"2.10 misouth938.89 mi
24 hours11° 42' 15.4"757.26 mieast1° 10' 48.5"81.19 misouth764.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:54 AM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:54 PM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 9:54 AM3301 km2051 miles1783 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:54 PM3614 km2246 miles1951 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:54 PM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 12:54 PM3998 km2484 miles2159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSun 9:54 AM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmWest W
GuatemalaSat 1:54 PM4106 km2551 miles2217 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:54 PM4182 km2599 miles2258 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:54 PM4390 km2728 miles2370 nmEast-northeast ENE
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