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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 110° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.50 meters/second, 1661.4 km/hour, 1032.3 miles/hour or 897.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.38 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.37 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.1"4.78 miwest0° 22' 50.6"26.16 misouth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 155° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.87 meters/second, 1522.3 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.2"945.70 miwest0° 04' 04.9"4.68 misouth945.91 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.5"759.63 mieast2° 03' 42.9"141.82 misouth777.36 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 *Sun 2:10 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:10 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 11:10 AM2952 km1835 miles1594 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Sun 2:10 PM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:10 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:10 PM3229 km2006 miles1743 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:10 PM3376 km2097 miles1823 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 1:10 PM3419 km2125 miles1846 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:10 PM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSun 1:10 PM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmNortheast NE
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