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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 17, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 23' South, Longitude: 107° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.82 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.5"952.16 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth952.16 mi
24 hours0° 07' 23.8"7.83 mieast0° 01' 29.3"1.71 misouth8.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 46° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.0"994.01 miwest0° 11' 26.6"13.11 minorth994.31 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.7"802.15 mieast4° 38' 36.3"319.09 minorth866.53 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 2:06 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownMon 11:06 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:06 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:06 PM3472 km2157 miles1875 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 4:06 PM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 2:06 PM4061 km2523 miles2193 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 3:06 PM4194 km2606 miles2265 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 4:06 PM4364 km2711 miles2356 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreMon 3:06 PM4413 km2742 miles2383 nmEast E
San JoseMon 1:06 PM4492 km2791 miles2425 nmNortheast NE
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