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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 5:26:00 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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' South, Longitude: 84° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 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"1033.69 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.5"5.05 miWest0° 22' 59.4"26.33 miSouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 157° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 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' 00.8"0.02 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.8"937.51 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miNorth937.47 mi
24 hours11° 41' 59.4"755.84 miEast0° 08' 40.8"9.95 miSouth756.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaFri 12:26 PM593 km369 miles320 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:26 PM597 km371 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
PortoviejoFri 12:26 PM629 km391 miles339 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:26 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoFri 12:26 PM851 km529 miles459 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:26 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:26 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 12:26 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
MedellinFri 12:26 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmNortheast NE
PanamaFri 12:26 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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