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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 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 28' South
Longitude: 84° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.83 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"1033.12 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.92 miwest0° 22' 55.3"26.25 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 49' North
Longitude: 168° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 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"938.37 miwest0° 01' 35.3"1.82 misouth938.45 mi
24 hours348° 17' 34.2"757.10 miwest1° 05' 04.4"74.61 misouth763.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilSat 12:26 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:26 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 12:26 PM908 km564 miles490 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:26 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:26 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 12:26 PM1633 km1014 miles882 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSat 12:26 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSat 12:26 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 11:26 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSat 1:26 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmEast-southeast ESE
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