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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 27' South
Longitude: 69° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.84 meters/second, 1662.6 km/hour, 1033.1 miles/hour or 897.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.15 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.4"4.93 miwest0° 22' 55.5"26.26 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 51' North
Longitude: 176° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.21 miwest0° 01' 29.5"1.71 misouth938.29 mi
24 hours11° 42' 29.1"757.04 mieast1° 02' 44.6"71.94 misouth763.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EirunepéSat 12:26 PM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
TabatingaSat 12:26 PM136 km85 miles73 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 12:26 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 11:26 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmSouthwest SW
ManausSat 12:26 PM1114 km693 miles602 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 11:26 AM1127 km700 miles609 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilSat 11:26 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaSat 11:26 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSat 11:26 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorthwest NW
La PazSat 12:26 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmSouth S
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