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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 7:44:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 119° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.49 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' 10.4"1032.30 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miSouth1032.28 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.0"4.78 miWest0° 22' 50.5"26.16 miSouth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 147° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 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' 04.1"0.08 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.4"945.86 miWest0° 04' 08.1"4.74 miSouth946.07 mi
24 hours11° 39' 17.3"759.66 miEast2° 04' 55.6"143.20 miSouth777.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:44 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:44 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:44 PM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sun 2:44 PM3553 km2208 miles1918 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 9:44 AM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 1:44 PM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:44 PM3951 km2455 miles2133 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 12:44 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 1:44 PM4145 km2576 miles2238 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:44 PM4158 km2584 miles2245 nmEast-northeast ENE

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