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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

UTC time = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 5:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 28' South, Longitude: 84° 31' 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"1033.05 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.3"4.92 miWest0° 22' 55.4"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 Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 168° 51' 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"938.30 miWest0° 01' 35.3"1.82 miSouth938.38 mi
24 hours348° 17' 34.2"757.04 miWest1° 05' 01.9"74.56 miSouth763.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaSat 12:26 PM611 km380 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 12:26 PM627 km389 miles338 nmNortheast NE
PortoviejoSat 12:26 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:26 AM758 km471 miles409 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 12:26 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:26 PM1099 km683 miles593 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:26 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 12:26 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSat 12:26 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSat 12:26 PM1692 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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