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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 110° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.34 meters/second, 1639.2 km/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.6"1018.54 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1018.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.4"2.48 miwest0° 21' 07.1"24.19 misouth24.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 22° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.89 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.6"957.01 miwest0° 07' 34.9"8.69 minorth957.37 mi
24 hours12° 40' 44.0"839.41 mieast3° 24' 33.8"234.43 minorth878.31 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 *Sun 2:06 PM1781 km1106 miles961 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 11:06 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 2:06 PM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:06 PM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:06 PM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:06 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmEast E
ManaguaSun 1:06 PM3721 km2312 miles2009 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:06 PM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 2:06 PM3751 km2331 miles2025 nmEast-northeast ENE
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