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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° 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"1031.64 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.62 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: 160° 59' 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"957.60 miwest0° 06' 19.7"7.26 misouth957.91 mi
24 hours11° 35' 42.7"765.00 mieast2° 55' 37.4"201.28 misouth796.65 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 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 11:34 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:34 PM3094 km1922 miles1671 nmEast E
Mexico City *Mon 2:34 PM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:34 PM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 9:34 AM3759 km2335 miles2029 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorMon 1:34 PM3778 km2348 miles2040 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 1:34 PM3960 km2460 miles2138 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 12:34 PM3962 km2462 miles2139 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaMon 1:34 PM3979 km2472 miles2148 nmNortheast NE
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