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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 116° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.03 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.5"959.38 miwest0° 00' 19.0"0.36 misouth959.36 mi
24 hours0° 06' 14.5"6.66 mieast0° 07' 24.4"8.50 misouth10.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 134° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"992.46 miwest0° 10' 05.3"11.56 misouth992.76 mi
24 hours11° 01' 43.0"752.75 mieast4° 14' 46.4"291.82 misouth810.96 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 *Tue 2:34 PM865 km538 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownTue 11:34 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 9:34 AM3532 km2194 miles1907 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:34 PM3729 km2317 miles2013 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 2:34 PM4300 km2672 miles2322 nmEast E
RarotongaTue 9:34 AM4497 km2794 miles2428 nmWest W
Santiago *Tue 4:34 PM4604 km2861 miles2486 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 2:34 PM4757 km2956 miles2569 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaTue 1:34 PM4953 km3078 miles2675 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:34 PM4956 km3079 miles2676 nmNortheast NE
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