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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 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 28' South, Longitude: 87° 18' 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 misouth1033.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.2"4.92 miwest0° 22' 55.3"26.25 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 166° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.40 miwest0° 01' 36.4"1.84 misouth938.48 mi
24 hours11° 42' 24.9"757.11 mieast1° 05' 27.7"75.06 misouth763.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:36 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilSat 12:36 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:36 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:36 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSat 12:36 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:36 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 12:36 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 12:36 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 12:36 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 11:36 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth N
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