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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

UTC time = Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 5:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' North, Longitude: 82° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1002.41 miWest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 miSouth1002.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.87 miWest0° 18' 08.1"20.78 miSouth20.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' North, Longitude: 155° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.26 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.59 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.2"935.28 miWest0° 01' 35.7"1.83 miNorth935.20 mi
24 hours11° 53' 16.9"766.44 miEast0° 10' 15.7"11.77 miNorth766.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasSat 11:36 AM128 km79 miles69 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MatagalpaSat 11:36 AM414 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
La CeibaSat 11:36 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
TegucigalpaSat 11:36 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest W
MasayaSat 11:36 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
ManaguaSat 11:36 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:36 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CholomaSat 11:36 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
AlajuelaSat 11:36 AM573 km356 miles310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseSat 11:36 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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