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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 Monday, October 29, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 47' South
Longitude: 121° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.58 meters/second, 1622.1 km/hour, 1007.9 miles/hour or 875.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.80 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"1007.82 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1007.79 mi
24 hours0° 00' 44.3"0.83 miwest0° 19' 32.6"22.39 misouth22.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 29, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 26' North
Longitude: 57° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.45 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.9"969.43 miwest0° 07' 24.1"8.48 minorth969.18 mi
24 hours11° 13' 13.6"748.31 mieast2° 36' 46.9"179.70 minorth764.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 11:50 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 2:50 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 9:50 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:50 PM3828 km2378 miles2067 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 9:50 AM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 9:50 AM4281 km2660 miles2311 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityMon 1:50 PM4438 km2757 miles2396 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:50 PM4666 km2899 miles2519 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:50 PM4712 km2928 miles2544 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:50 PM4860 km3020 miles2624 nmEast E
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