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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 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 17' South, Longitude: 126° 57' 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"1031.62 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.60 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.8"4.64 miwest0° 22' 45.5"26.07 misouth26.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 151° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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"957.98 miwest0° 06' 23.2"7.32 misouth958.29 mi
24 hours11° 35' 37.7"765.21 mieast2° 56' 58.3"202.83 misouth797.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:14 PM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:14 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:14 PM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiTue 10:14 AM3496 km2172 miles1887 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:14 AM3904 km2426 miles2108 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Mon 3:14 PM4168 km2590 miles2250 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:14 PM4189 km2603 miles2262 nmEast E
HermosilloMon 1:14 PM4269 km2653 miles2305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluMon 10:14 AM4551 km2828 miles2457 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:14 PM4556 km2831 miles2460 nmNorth N
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