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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 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 98° 30' 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"954.98 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth954.97 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.0"7.38 mieast0° 04' 44.8"5.45 misouth9.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' South, Longitude: 136° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.77 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 33.3"954.42 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 misouth954.12 mi
24 hours14° 33' 59.2"964.83 mieast2° 41' 37.3"185.27 misouth975.37 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 *Mon 1:26 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:26 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:26 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 3:26 PM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownMon 10:26 AM3216 km1998 miles1737 nmWest W
La PazMon 2:26 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmEast E
QuitoMon 1:26 PM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 2:26 PM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 3:26 PM3511 km2182 miles1896 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 2:26 PM3567 km2216 miles1926 nmEast-northeast ENE
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