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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 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 31' South, Longitude: 125° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.79 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 misouth1033.03 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.4"4.91 miwest0° 22' 54.9"26.24 misouth26.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 128° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 42.7"938.84 miwest0° 01' 51.5"2.13 misouth938.94 mi
24 hours11° 42' 14.1"757.27 mieast1° 11' 25.7"81.90 misouth764.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 12:10 PM2212 km1375 miles1194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 10:10 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:10 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 10:10 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Sat 3:10 PM4018 km2497 miles2170 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:10 PM4055 km2519 miles2189 nmEast E
RarotongaSat 10:10 AM4056 km2520 miles2190 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloSat 1:10 PM4143 km2574 miles2237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:10 PM4450 km2765 miles2403 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 2:10 PM4484 km2786 miles2421 nmEast-northeast ENE
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