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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 20:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' South, Longitude: 124° 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"1032.36 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.34 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.9"4.78 miwest0° 22' 50.4"26.16 misouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 142° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.03 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 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"946.07 miwest0° 04' 10.1"4.78 misouth946.28 mi
24 hours11° 39' 14.1"759.76 mieast2° 05' 42.2"144.11 misouth777.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:04 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:04 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 10:04 AM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:04 AM3763 km2338 miles2032 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:04 PM3902 km2425 miles2107 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sun 3:04 PM3936 km2446 miles2125 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 1:04 PM4126 km2564 miles2228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 10:04 AM4175 km2595 miles2255 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 2:04 PM4370 km2715 miles2359 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 2:04 PM4450 km2765 miles2403 nmEast-northeast ENE
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