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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' South, Longitude: 74° 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"1033.14 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.92 miwest0° 22' 55.5"26.26 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 178° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.56 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.6 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"938.26 miwest0° 01' 31.5"1.75 misouth938.35 mi
24 hours348° 17' 31.8"757.06 miwest1° 03' 31.2"72.83 misouth763.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilSat 11:46 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoSat 11:46 AM710 km441 miles383 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSat 11:46 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FlorenciaSat 11:46 AM788 km489 miles425 nmNorth N
MitúSat 11:46 AM899 km559 miles485 nmNortheast NE
CobijaSat 12:46 PM905 km562 miles489 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:46 PM918 km570 miles496 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSat 11:46 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 11:46 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorth N
MedellinSat 11:46 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmNorth N
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