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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 110° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.17 meters/second, 1660.2 km/hour, 1031.6 miles/hour or 896.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.65 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.1"4.64 miwest0° 22' 45.8"26.07 misouth26.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' North, Longitude: 166° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.07 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"957.38 miwest0° 06' 17.6"7.21 misouth957.68 mi
24 hours11° 35' 45.6"764.88 mieast2° 54' 48.7"200.35 misouth796.28 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 *Mon 2:10 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:10 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 11:10 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Mon 2:10 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:10 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:10 PM3263 km2027 miles1762 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 1:10 PM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaMon 1:10 PM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 1:10 PM3475 km2159 miles1876 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanMon 1:10 PM3564 km2215 miles1925 nmNortheast NE
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