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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 7:36:00 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 19:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 30' South, Longitude: 117° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.80 meters/second, 1662.5 km/hour, 1033.0 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"1032.99 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1032.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.6"4.91 miWest0° 22' 55.0"26.24 miSouth26.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 137° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.77 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 01.8"0.03 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"938.67 miWest0° 01' 48.0"2.07 miSouth938.76 mi
24 hours11° 42' 16.8"757.18 miEast1° 10' 04.1"80.34 miSouth764.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 2:36 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 11:36 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:36 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:36 PM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:36 PM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:36 PM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:36 AM3783 km2350 miles2042 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloSat 12:36 PM3882 km2412 miles2096 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 1:36 PM3925 km2439 miles2119 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:36 PM3943 km2450 miles2129 nmNortheast NE

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