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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 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' South, Longitude: 89° 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"1032.43 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.41 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.4"4.79 miwest0° 22' 50.9"26.17 misouth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 43' North, Longitude: 175° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.62 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 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' 46.7"945.15 miwest0° 03' 56.9"4.53 misouth945.35 mi
24 hours348° 20' 24.4"759.42 miwest2° 00' 36.4"138.27 misouth776.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:46 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:46 PM1177 km732 miles636 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:46 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 12:46 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSun 12:46 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:46 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 12:46 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 11:46 AM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSun 12:46 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 11:46 AM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmNorth N
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