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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 7:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 110° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.50 meters/second, 1661.4 km/hour, 1032.3 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"1032.31 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miSouth1032.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.1"4.78 miWest0° 22' 50.6"26.16 miSouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 155° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.87 meters/second, 1522.3 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.77 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.2"945.63 miWest0° 04' 04.9"4.68 miSouth945.84 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.6"759.57 miEast2° 03' 40.4"141.77 miSouth777.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 2:10 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:10 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 11:10 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Sun 2:10 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:10 PM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:10 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:10 PM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 1:10 PM3396 km2110 miles1833 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:10 PM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSun 1:10 PM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmNortheast NE

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