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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° 31' 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"1033.07 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.92 miwest0° 22' 55.5"26.25 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° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.55 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"938.20 miwest0° 01' 31.3"1.75 misouth938.28 mi
24 hours348° 17' 31.8"757.00 miwest1° 03' 28.7"72.78 misouth763.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosSat 11:46 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 11:46 AM697 km433 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoSat 11:46 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
LimaSat 11:46 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FlorenciaSat 11:46 AM792 km492 miles427 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:46 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúSat 11:46 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CobijaSat 12:46 PM883 km549 miles477 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:46 PM892 km554 miles482 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 11:46 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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