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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
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
CaliFri 11:36 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaFri 11:36 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth N
MedellinFri 11:36 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 12:36 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausFri 12:36 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmEast E
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