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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 05' South
Longitude: 84° 43' 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"1033.77 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.75 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 58' North
Longitude: 156° 52' 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"937.57 miwest0° 00' 45.7"0.88 minorth937.53 mi
24 hours11° 41' 59.5"755.90 mieast0° 08' 43.4"10.00 misouth756.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilFri 12:26 PM622 km387 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:26 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoFri 12:26 PM875 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:26 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:26 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 12:26 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
MedellinFri 12:26 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNortheast NE
PanamaFri 12:26 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 11:26 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 11:26 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth N
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