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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° 35' 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"1032.35 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.34 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° 43' 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"945.08 miwest0° 03' 56.9"4.53 misouth945.28 mi
24 hours348° 20' 24.2"759.37 miwest2° 00' 34.0"138.21 misouth776.36 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 AM548 km340 miles296 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 12:46 PM1148 km714 miles620 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 12:46 PM1380 km857 miles745 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 12:46 PM1541 km957 miles832 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliSun 12:46 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:46 AM1850 km1149 miles999 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 12:46 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 11:46 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth N
BogotaSun 12:46 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 11:46 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth N
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