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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° 52' 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"1032.37 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.36 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° 19' 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"945.86 miwest0° 04' 07.2"4.72 misouth946.08 mi
24 hours11° 39' 18.8"759.69 mieast2° 04' 35.9"142.84 misouth777.62 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 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 11:34 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:34 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sun 2:34 PM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:34 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:34 PM3748 km2329 miles2023 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 9:34 AM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloSun 12:34 PM3919 km2435 miles2116 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 1:34 PM3932 km2443 miles2123 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:34 PM3949 km2454 miles2132 nmNortheast NE
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