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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 19:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 112° 52' 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"1018.46 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1018.43 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 Latitude: 16° 51' South, Longitude: 24° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.8 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' 22.3"957.06 miwest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 minorth957.41 mi
24 hours12° 40' 26.8"839.12 mieast3° 24' 50.4"234.73 minorth878.10 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 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 11:16 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:16 PM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 2:16 PM3691 km2294 miles1993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:16 PM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:16 PM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:16 PM3903 km2425 miles2107 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:16 PM3907 km2428 miles2110 nmEast E
San JoseSun 1:16 PM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 1:16 PM3966 km2464 miles2141 nmNortheast NE
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