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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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 04' South, Longitude: 98° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.82 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"954.42 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth954.41 mi
24 hours0° 07' 02.5"7.47 mieast0° 04' 17.4"4.92 misouth8.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 122° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.1"937.78 miwest0° 05' 05.6"5.84 misouth937.55 mi
24 hours15° 10' 42.6"990.01 mieast1° 20' 52.0"92.72 misouth990.15 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 *Tue 1:26 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaTue 1:26 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:26 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Tue 3:26 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownTue 10:26 AM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmWest W
La PazTue 2:26 PM3246 km2017 miles1752 nmEast E
QuitoTue 1:26 PM3318 km2062 miles1792 nmNortheast NE
SucreTue 2:26 PM3464 km2152 miles1870 nmEast E
CórdobaTue 3:26 PM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoTue 2:26 PM3559 km2211 miles1921 nmEast-northeast ENE
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