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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 Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 98° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.35 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"955.60 miwest0° 00' 13.6"0.26 misouth955.59 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.0"7.28 mieast0° 05' 12.2"5.97 misouth9.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' South, Longitude: 150° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.31 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.23 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.6"973.57 miwest0° 10' 14.1"11.73 misouth973.31 mi
24 hours13° 42' 36.4"923.94 mieast3° 43' 05.9"255.66 misouth951.32 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 *Sun 1:26 PM1177 km731 miles635 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:26 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:26 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 3:26 PM2970 km1845 miles1604 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSun 10:26 AM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmWest W
La PazSun 2:26 PM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:26 PM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmNortheast NE
SucreSun 2:26 PM3487 km2167 miles1883 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:26 PM3526 km2191 miles1904 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSun 2:26 PM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmEast-northeast ENE
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