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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 19:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 111° 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 misouth1031.63 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.1"4.64 miwest0° 22' 45.7"26.07 misouth26.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 165° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.09 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"957.42 miwest0° 06' 17.9"7.22 misouth957.72 mi
24 hours11° 35' 45.1"764.90 mieast2° 54' 56.8"200.51 misouth796.34 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 2:14 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:14 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 11:14 AM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Mon 2:14 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:14 PM3303 km2053 miles1784 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:14 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 1:14 PM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaMon 1:14 PM3537 km2198 miles1910 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 1:14 PM3570 km2219 miles1928 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanMon 1:14 PM3641 km2262 miles1966 nmNortheast NE
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