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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 17:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 06' North
Longitude: 83° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.77 meters/second, 1644.4 km/hour, 1021.8 miles/hour or 887.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.75 miwest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 minorth1021.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.8"3.97 miwest0° 21' 12.9"24.30 minorth24.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 52' South
Longitude: 143° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.6"993.81 miwest0° 10' 50.7"12.42 minorth994.13 mi
24 hours10° 49' 08.7"739.51 mieast4° 26' 44.7"305.52 minorth803.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimónSun 11:32 AM32 km20 miles17 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 11:32 AM87 km54 miles47 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlajuelaSun 11:32 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest W
BoqueteSun 12:32 PM175 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavidSun 12:32 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiberiaSun 11:32 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasayaSun 11:32 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
ManaguaSun 11:32 AM395 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
PanamaSun 12:32 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast-southeast ESE
TegucigalpaSun 11:32 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
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