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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 7:20:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' South, Longitude: 112° 48' 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' 06.1"26.46 miSouth26.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 106° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.69 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.2 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' 30.9"951.95 miWest0° 05' 03.3"5.80 miNorth951.73 mi
24 hours11° 28' 51.5"752.51 miEast1° 36' 43.5"110.89 miNorth757.00 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 2:20 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:20 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast E
AdamstownWed 11:20 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Wed 2:20 PM3025 km1880 miles1633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:20 PM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:20 PM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 1:20 PM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:20 PM3482 km2163 miles1880 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 1:20 PM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanWed 1:20 PM3561 km2212 miles1923 nmNortheast NE

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