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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 Monday, October 29, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' South, Longitude: 121° 34' 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"1007.75 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1007.72 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 Latitude: 15° 25' North, Longitude: 57° 50' 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"969.38 miwest0° 07' 24.2"8.48 minorth969.12 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.9"748.25 mieast2° 36' 49.0"179.72 minorth764.70 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 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 2:50 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 9:50 AM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:50 PM3799 km2361 miles2051 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 9:50 AM4129 km2566 miles2230 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 9:50 AM4309 km2677 miles2327 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityMon 1:50 PM4420 km2747 miles2387 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 1:50 PM4643 km2885 miles2507 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:50 PM4688 km2913 miles2531 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:50 PM4830 km3001 miles2608 nmEast E
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