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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 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' South, Longitude: 84° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.52 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"1032.44 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.5"4.79 miwest0° 22' 50.9"26.17 misouth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' North, Longitude: 179° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.56 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.6"945.02 miwest0° 03' 55.1"4.49 misouth945.22 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.6"759.38 mieast1° 59' 52.1"137.42 misouth776.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilSun 12:26 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:26 AM759 km472 miles410 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSun 12:26 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 12:26 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 12:26 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSun 12:26 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSun 12:26 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNortheast NE
PanamaSun 12:26 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 11:26 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 1:26 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmEast-southeast ESE
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