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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, March 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' South, Longitude: 115° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.28 meters/second, 1667.8 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1036.39 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.40 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.5"4.69 miwest0° 23' 39.4"27.09 minorth27.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' North, Longitude: 105° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"1000.69 miwest0° 11' 06.2"12.72 minorth1000.62 mi
24 hours11° 24' 31.2"786.10 mieast4° 14' 39.2"291.68 minorth835.36 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 2:50 PM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:50 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmEast E
AdamstownTue 11:50 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityTue 1:50 PM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaTue 1:50 PM3362 km2089 miles1816 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:50 PM3431 km2132 miles1853 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 12:50 PM3581 km2225 miles1934 nmNorth N
ManaguaTue 1:50 PM3631 km2256 miles1961 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaTue 1:50 PM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanTue 1:50 PM3683 km2288 miles1988 nmNortheast NE
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