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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 72° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.12 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.79 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.7"5.05 miwest0° 22' 59.6"26.33 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' North, Longitude: 168° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.4"937.65 miwest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 minorth937.61 mi
24 hours348° 18' 06.0"755.86 miwest0° 06' 45.6"7.75 misouth756.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosFri 11:36 AM186 km115 miles100 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoFri 12:36 PM729 km453 miles393 nmSoutheast SE
MitúFri 11:36 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CobijaFri 12:36 PM760 km472 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FlorenciaFri 11:36 AM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 11:36 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilFri 11:36 AM910 km565 miles491 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 11:36 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 12:36 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 11:36 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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