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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, December 10, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 83° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.08 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"955.01 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth955.00 mi
24 hours0° 06' 56.8"7.38 mieast0° 04' 46.0"5.47 misouth9.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 38' South, Longitude: 122° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.7"955.20 miwest0° 08' 13.2"9.42 misouth954.91 mi
24 hours14° 32' 02.6"963.37 mieast2° 44' 36.4"188.69 misouth974.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:26 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 2:26 PM1708 km1062 miles922 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 1:26 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 1:26 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 2:26 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 1:26 PM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 12:26 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:26 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 12:26 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Mon 2:26 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmEast E
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