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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 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' South, Longitude: 125° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.49 meters/second, 1661.3 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"1032.35 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.34 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.8"4.78 miwest0° 22' 50.4"26.16 misouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 140° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.05 meters/second, 1523.0 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"946.11 miwest0° 04' 10.7"4.79 misouth946.32 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.1"759.78 mieast2° 05' 55.6"144.36 misouth778.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:10 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSun 10:10 AM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:10 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 10:10 AM3601 km2238 miles1944 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:10 AM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sun 3:10 PM4053 km2519 miles2189 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:10 PM4067 km2527 miles2196 nmEast E
HermosilloSun 1:10 PM4185 km2600 miles2260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:10 PM4493 km2792 miles2426 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 2:10 PM4512 km2804 miles2436 nmEast-northeast ENE
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