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Day and Night World Map

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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 53' South
Longitude: 119° 22' 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' 10.4"1032.37 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.35 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.9"4.78 miwest0° 22' 50.5"26.16 misouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 35' North
Longitude: 146° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 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' 47.4"945.93 miwest0° 04' 08.2"4.74 misouth946.14 mi
24 hours11° 39' 17.2"759.71 mieast2° 04' 58.0"143.26 misouth777.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:44 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:44 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:44 PM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmEast E
PapeeteSun 9:44 AM3527 km2192 miles1905 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sun 2:44 PM3572 km2219 miles1929 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:44 PM3908 km2428 miles2110 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 12:44 PM3971 km2467 miles2144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 1:44 PM3976 km2471 miles2147 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 1:44 PM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:44 PM4181 km2598 miles2257 nmEast-northeast ENE
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