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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 52' South
Longitude: 102° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.51 meters/second, 1661.4 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"1032.40 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.2"4.78 miwest0° 22' 50.7"26.17 misouth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 40' North
Longitude: 163° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 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' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"945.48 miwest0° 04' 01.6"4.62 misouth945.68 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.9"759.54 mieast2° 02' 27.5"140.39 misouth776.98 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 12:36 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:36 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Acapulco *Sun 1:36 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 1:36 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmEast E
San SalvadorSun 12:36 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:36 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:36 PM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:36 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 1:36 PM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 12:36 PM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNortheast NE
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