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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 = Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 7:18:00 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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 19:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' South, Longitude: 112° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.61 meters/second, 1665.4 km/hour, 1034.8 miles/hour or 899.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.80 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.9"5.27 miWest0° 23' 06.2"26.46 miSouth26.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 106° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.70 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.87 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.0"951.96 miWest0° 05' 03.4"5.80 miNorth951.74 mi
24 hours11° 28' 50.8"752.51 miEast1° 36' 47.9"110.97 miNorth757.01 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 *Wed 2:18 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:18 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmEast E
AdamstownWed 11:18 AM2981 km1852 miles1609 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Wed 2:18 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:18 PM3188 km1981 miles1721 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:18 PM3240 km2013 miles1749 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 1:18 PM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:18 PM3440 km2138 miles1858 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 1:18 PM3505 km2178 miles1892 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanWed 1:18 PM3520 km2187 miles1901 nmNortheast NE

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