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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 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' South, Longitude: 126° 36' 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"1032.28 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.8"4.77 miwest0° 22' 50.4"26.16 misouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 139° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.06 meters/second, 1523.0 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 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' 47.5"946.06 miwest0° 04' 10.9"4.79 misouth946.28 mi
24 hours11° 39' 12.7"759.73 mieast2° 06' 02.0"144.47 misouth778.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:14 PM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 10:14 AM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:14 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 10:14 AM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:14 AM3958 km2460 miles2137 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sun 3:14 PM4111 km2554 miles2220 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:14 PM4146 km2576 miles2239 nmEast E
HermosilloSun 1:14 PM4215 km2619 miles2276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:14 PM4508 km2801 miles2434 nmNorth N
HonoluluSun 10:14 AM4551 km2828 miles2457 nmNorthwest NW
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