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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 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 116° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.49 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"1032.30 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.0"4.78 miwest0° 22' 50.5"26.16 misouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' North, Longitude: 149° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.94 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 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' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.3"945.79 miwest0° 04' 07.1"4.72 misouth946.00 mi
24 hours11° 39' 19.0"759.63 mieast2° 04' 33.6"142.78 misouth777.56 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 2:34 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 11:34 AM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:34 PM3049 km1894 miles1646 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sun 2:34 PM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:34 PM3662 km2276 miles1977 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:34 PM3722 km2313 miles2010 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 9:34 AM3810 km2368 miles2057 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSun 1:34 PM3905 km2426 miles2109 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 12:34 PM3914 km2432 miles2113 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 1:34 PM3923 km2438 miles2118 nmNortheast NE
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