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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 19:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 60' South, Longitude: 113° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.06 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 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"954.96 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth954.95 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.3"7.39 mieast0° 04' 43.8"5.42 misouth9.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 151° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.9"953.64 miwest0° 08' 00.2"9.17 misouth953.34 mi
24 hours14° 35' 54.4"966.25 mieast2° 38' 36.2"181.81 misouth976.20 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 2:26 PM618 km384 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownMon 11:26 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:26 PM3556 km2210 miles1920 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 9:26 AM3807 km2366 miles2056 nmWest W
LimaMon 2:26 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 4:26 PM4328 km2689 miles2337 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 2:26 PM4546 km2825 miles2455 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 9:26 AM4760 km2958 miles2570 nmWest W
La PazMon 3:26 PM4790 km2976 miles2586 nmEast E
San SalvadorMon 1:26 PM4846 km3011 miles2617 nmNortheast NE
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