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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 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 116° 40' 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"1031.57 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.0"4.64 miwest0° 22' 45.7"26.07 misouth26.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' North, Longitude: 161° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.17 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 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' 56.7"957.53 miwest0° 06' 19.6"7.25 misouth957.83 mi
24 hours11° 35' 42.8"764.94 mieast2° 55' 35.1"201.22 misouth796.57 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 2:34 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 11:34 AM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:34 PM3063 km1904 miles1654 nmEast E
Mexico City *Mon 2:34 PM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:34 PM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:34 PM3753 km2332 miles2027 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 9:34 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaMon 1:34 PM3933 km2444 miles2124 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 1:34 PM3954 km2457 miles2135 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 12:34 PM3957 km2459 miles2136 nmNorth N
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