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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 5:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' South, Longitude: 89° 27' 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 miSouth1033.67 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 152° 18' 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"0.01 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"937.48 miWest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 miNorth937.44 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.5"755.86 miEast0° 09' 27.8"10.85 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
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:46 AM464 km288 miles250 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:46 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:46 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 12:46 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliFri 12:46 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 11:46 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 12:46 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:46 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth N
MedellinFri 12:46 PM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmNortheast NE
BogotaFri 12:46 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast-northeast ENE

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