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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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 19:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 113° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.31 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.1"1004.97 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1004.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 20.6"0.39 miwest0° 19' 05.5"21.88 misouth21.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 87° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.53 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.9"944.93 miwest0° 03' 28.5"3.99 minorth944.76 mi
24 hours11° 35' 47.6"754.79 mieast0° 57' 34.4"66.01 minorth755.37 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 *Wed 2:18 PM1479 km919 miles798 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownWed 11:18 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:18 PM3062 km1902 miles1653 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteWed 9:18 AM3831 km2380 miles2068 nmWest W
LimaWed 2:18 PM3997 km2484 miles2158 nmEast E
Mexico CityWed 1:18 PM4077 km2534 miles2202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:18 PM4113 km2556 miles2221 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:18 PM4132 km2567 miles2231 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 2:18 PM4199 km2609 miles2267 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 1:18 PM4232 km2630 miles2285 nmNortheast NE
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