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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 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 121° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.16 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"1031.63 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.61 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.9"4.64 miwest0° 22' 45.6"26.07 misouth26.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 156° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"957.79 miwest0° 06' 21.5"7.29 misouth958.10 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.1"765.10 mieast2° 56' 18.0"202.05 misouth796.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 11:54 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 2:54 PM2663 km1654 miles1438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 9:54 AM3251 km2020 miles1755 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:54 PM3640 km2262 miles1966 nmEast E
Mexico City *Mon 2:54 PM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 9:54 AM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloMon 12:54 PM4083 km2537 miles2205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:54 PM4166 km2589 miles2249 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:54 PM4239 km2634 miles2289 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 9:54 AM4397 km2732 miles2374 nmWest-southwest WSW
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