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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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' South, Longitude: 92° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.41 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth952.40 mi
24 hours0° 07' 21.6"7.80 mieast0° 01' 58.7"2.27 misouth8.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 44° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.8"977.71 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 minorth978.11 mi
24 hours12° 28' 11.5"842.99 mieast4° 23' 32.0"301.90 minorth901.21 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 *Sun 1:06 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 1:06 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sun 3:06 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:06 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth N
La PazSun 2:06 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 2:06 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmEast E
CórdobaSun 3:06 PM2959 km1838 miles1597 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 1:06 PM2988 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 2:06 PM3038 km1888 miles1641 nmEast-northeast ENE
Buenos AiresSun 3:06 PM3556 km2210 miles1920 nmEast-southeast ESE
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