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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 50' South, Longitude: 72° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.53 meters/second, 1661.5 km/hour, 1032.4 miles/hour or 897.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.46 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.8"4.80 miwest0° 22' 51.1"26.17 misouth26.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 167° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"944.70 miwest0° 03' 50.2"4.40 misouth944.90 mi
24 hours11° 39' 46.2"759.26 mieast1° 58' 00.7"135.29 misouth775.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cruzeiro do SulSun 12:36 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoSun 12:36 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSoutheast SE
LimaSun 11:36 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoSun 11:36 AM921 km573 miles498 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSun 11:36 AM928 km576 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliSun 11:36 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSun 11:36 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmNorth N
La PazSun 12:36 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinSun 11:36 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSun 12:36 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
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