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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 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 100° 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"954.98 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth954.97 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.1"7.38 mieast0° 04' 44.7"5.44 misouth9.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 139° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 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' 08.0"0.16 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.4"954.29 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.28 misouth953.99 mi
24 hours14° 34' 18.4"965.07 mieast2° 41' 07.3"184.70 misouth975.51 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 1:36 PM955 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 12:36 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 1:36 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 10:36 AM2964 km1842 miles1600 nmWest W
Santiago *Mon 3:36 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 1:36 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 2:36 PM3511 km2182 miles1896 nmEast E
SucreMon 2:36 PM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 3:36 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 2:36 PM3811 km2368 miles2058 nmEast-northeast ENE
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