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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 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' South, Longitude: 87° 13' 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"1033.76 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.5"5.04 miwest0° 22' 59.4"26.33 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 154° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.24 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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' 48.7"937.56 miwest0° 00' 44.7"0.86 minorth937.52 mi
24 hours11° 42' 00.5"755.91 mieast0° 09' 06.9"10.45 misouth756.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:36 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilFri 12:36 PM873 km542 miles471 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:36 PM1108 km689 miles598 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:36 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:36 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:36 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:36 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:36 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 12:36 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:36 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth N
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