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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 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 102° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.10 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.2 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"1033.74 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.3"5.04 miwest0° 22' 59.2"26.33 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 59' North, Longitude: 139° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.20 meters/second, 1509.1 km/hour, 937.7 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.3"937.47 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.74 minorth937.44 mi
24 hours11° 42' 06.6"755.95 mieast0° 11' 28.2"13.15 misouth756.55 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 12:36 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Fri 1:36 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 1:36 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 12:36 PM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:36 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 1:36 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManaguaFri 12:36 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:36 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:36 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:36 PM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmEast E
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