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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 Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 110° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.88 meters/second, 1641.2 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1019.75 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 misouth1019.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.3"2.67 miwest0° 21' 17.1"24.38 misouth24.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 35° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.2"941.20 miwest0° 05' 02.5"5.78 minorth941.46 mi
24 hours13° 27' 56.0"878.71 mieast2° 31' 35.3"173.77 minorth902.11 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 *Sat 2:06 PM1820 km1131 miles982 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:06 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSat 11:06 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Sat 2:06 PM3560 km2212 miles1923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:06 PM3569 km2217 miles1927 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:06 PM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:06 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 1:06 PM3691 km2294 miles1993 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 1:06 PM3718 km2310 miles2007 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 2:06 PM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmEast-northeast ENE
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