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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 104° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 461.81 meters/second, 1662.5 kilometres/hour, 1033.0 miles/hour or 897.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1033.01 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.9"4.91 miWest0° 22' 55.1"26.25 miSouth26.70 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 149° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 419.70 meters/second, 1510.9 kilometres/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.52 miWest0° 01' 43.1"1.97 miSouth938.61 mi
24 hours11° 42' 20.5"757.13 miEast1° 08' 08.1"78.12 miSouth763.92 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:46 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nm ENE
Easter Island *Sat 1:46 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nm SSW
Acapulco *Sat 1:46 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nm NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:46 PM2707 km1682 miles1461 nm NE
San SalvadorSat 12:46 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nm NE
ManaguaSat 12:46 PM2809 km1745 miles1517 nm NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:46 PM2818 km1751 miles1522 nm NNE
San JoseSat 12:46 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nm NE
TegucigalpaSat 12:46 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nm NE
QuitoSat 1:46 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nm E