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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 24' South
Longitude: 110° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.79 meters/second, 1637.2 km/hour, 1017.3 miles/hour or 884.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.96 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.96 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.3"1017.29 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 misouth1017.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 01.4"2.29 miwest0° 20' 56.7"24.00 misouth24.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 28' South
Longitude: 9° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.78 meters/second, 1568.8 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.7"974.73 miwest0° 09' 25.7"10.80 minorth975.11 mi
24 hours11° 57' 11.2"804.21 mieast4° 01' 09.8"276.29 minorth856.08 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 *Mon 2:06 PM1742 km1083 miles941 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 11:06 AM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:06 PM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 1:06 PM3635 km2259 miles1963 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 2:06 PM3637 km2260 miles1964 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 1:06 PM3651 km2269 miles1971 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:06 PM3666 km2278 miles1979 nmEast E
ManaguaMon 1:06 PM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 2:06 PM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 1:06 PM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmNortheast NE
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