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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 7:28:00 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 19:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' South, Longitude: 114° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.60 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 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' North, Longitude: 104° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 30.8"951.88 miWest0° 05' 02.7"5.78 miNorth951.66 mi
24 hours11° 28' 55.1"752.53 miEast1° 36' 26.2"110.56 miNorth756.98 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 2:28 PM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownWed 11:28 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:28 PM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmEast E
Mexico City *Wed 2:28 PM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:28 PM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:28 PM3462 km2151 miles1869 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 1:28 PM3647 km2266 miles1969 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:28 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 12:28 PM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmNorth N
BelmopanWed 1:28 PM3727 km2316 miles2012 nmNortheast NE

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