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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° 13' 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"954.89 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth954.88 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° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 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"953.59 miwest0° 08' 00.2"9.18 misouth953.29 mi
24 hours14° 35' 52.3"966.16 mieast2° 38' 39.6"181.87 misouth976.11 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 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownMon 11:26 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:26 PM3535 km2196 miles1909 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 9:26 AM3836 km2383 miles2071 nmWest W
LimaMon 2:26 PM4015 km2495 miles2168 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 4:26 PM4302 km2673 miles2323 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 2:26 PM4521 km2809 miles2441 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 3:26 PM4761 km2959 miles2571 nmEast E
RarotongaMon 9:26 AM4788 km2975 miles2585 nmWest W
San SalvadorMon 1:26 PM4830 km3001 miles2608 nmNortheast NE
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