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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 18:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 95° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 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"954.99 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth954.97 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.0"7.38 mieast0° 04' 45.0"5.45 misouth9.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 134° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.1"954.55 miwest0° 08' 07.8"9.32 misouth954.25 mi
24 hours14° 33' 39.8"964.59 mieast2° 42' 07.3"185.85 misouth975.23 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 *Mon 1:16 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:16 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:16 PM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 3:16 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 2:16 PM3002 km1866 miles1621 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:16 PM3150 km1958 miles1701 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 2:16 PM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 3:16 PM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 2:16 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 10:16 AM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmWest W
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