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Day and Night World Map

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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 19:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 03' South
Longitude: 113° 09' 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"1018.53 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1018.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.3"2.48 miwest0° 21' 07.0"24.19 misouth24.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 51' South
Longitude: 24° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.94 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.5"957.14 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 minorth957.49 mi
24 hours12° 40' 24.7"839.15 mieast3° 24' 52.4"234.78 minorth878.15 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 2:16 PM1819 km1131 miles982 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 11:16 AM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:16 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 2:16 PM3704 km2302 miles2000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:16 PM3778 km2348 miles2040 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:16 PM3805 km2365 miles2055 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:16 PM3926 km2439 miles2120 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:16 PM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmEast E
San JoseSun 1:16 PM3966 km2464 miles2142 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 1:16 PM3988 km2478 miles2153 nmNortheast NE
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