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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

UTC time = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:54:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 40' 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"1031.56 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.54 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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.25 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"957.71 miWest0° 06' 21.4"7.29 miSouth958.02 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.3"765.05 miEast2° 56' 15.6"202.00 miSouth796.88 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 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 2:54 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 9:54 AM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:54 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmEast E
Mexico City *Mon 2:54 PM3765 km2339 miles2033 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 9:54 AM4065 km2526 miles2195 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloMon 12:54 PM4077 km2533 miles2201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:54 PM4140 km2573 miles2236 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:54 PM4213 km2618 miles2275 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaMon 1:54 PM4416 km2744 miles2385 nmEast-northeast ENE

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