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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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 97° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.21 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.8"953.05 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth953.04 mi
24 hours0° 07' 15.6"7.70 mieast0° 02' 54.3"3.33 misouth8.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 76° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.89 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 19.4"941.34 miwest0° 05' 55.9"6.80 minorth941.64 mi
24 hours14° 16' 08.4"933.51 mieast2° 55' 28.9"201.15 minorth962.51 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 *Fri 1:24 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:24 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:24 PM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:24 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 2:24 PM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:24 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 10:24 AM3309 km2056 miles1786 nmWest W
SucreFri 2:24 PM3377 km2098 miles1823 nmEast E
CórdobaFri 3:24 PM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 2:24 PM3483 km2164 miles1881 nmEast-northeast ENE
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