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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 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 27' South
Longitude: 72° 17' 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 misouth1033.13 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 51' North
Longitude: 179° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.4 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' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.24 miwest0° 01' 30.4"1.73 misouth938.32 mi
24 hours11° 42' 28.6"757.05 mieast1° 03' 07.9"72.39 misouth763.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosSat 11:36 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cruzeiro do SulSat 12:36 PM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoSat 12:36 PM703 km437 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSat 11:36 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoSat 11:36 AM900 km559 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 11:36 AM918 km570 miles496 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliSat 11:36 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSat 11:36 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmNorth N
La PazSat 12:36 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinSat 11:36 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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