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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 39' South, Longitude: 127° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.81 meters/second, 1658.9 km/hour, 1030.8 miles/hour or 895.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1030.84 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 misouth1030.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 55.5"4.50 miwest0° 22' 40.3"25.97 misouth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' North, Longitude: 162° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.73 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"972.32 miwest0° 08' 24.3"9.63 misouth972.67 mi
24 hours11° 34' 26.5"775.21 mieast3° 42' 27.6"254.89 misouth821.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:14 PM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 10:14 AM2730 km1697 miles1474 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 3:14 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiWed 10:14 AM3499 km2174 miles1889 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 10:14 AM3878 km2410 miles2094 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:14 PM4202 km2611 miles2269 nmEast E
Mexico City *Tue 3:14 PM4202 km2611 miles2269 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 1:14 PM4310 km2678 miles2327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluTue 10:14 AM4574 km2842 miles2470 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Tue 1:14 PM4599 km2858 miles2483 nmNorth N
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