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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 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 99° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.82 meters/second, 1662.5 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"1033.10 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.0"4.92 miwest0° 22' 55.2"26.25 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 154° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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"938.53 miwest0° 01' 41.3"1.94 misouth938.62 mi
24 hours11° 42' 21.8"757.16 mieast1° 07' 24.0"77.28 misouth763.84 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 12:26 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:26 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 12:26 PM2423 km1506 miles1309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 1:26 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 12:26 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:26 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:26 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Sat 1:26 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:26 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sat 1:26 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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