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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° 13' 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"954.92 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth954.90 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° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.78 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"954.37 miwest0° 08' 06.9"9.30 misouth954.07 mi
24 hours14° 33' 57.1"964.73 mieast2° 41' 40.7"185.32 misouth975.29 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 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaMon 1:26 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:26 PM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 3:26 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 2:26 PM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmEast E
AdamstownMon 10:26 AM3244 km2016 miles1752 nmWest W
QuitoMon 1:26 PM3300 km2051 miles1782 nmNortheast NE
SucreMon 2:26 PM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 3:26 PM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 2:26 PM3540 km2200 miles1911 nmEast-northeast ENE
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