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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 16:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 13' South
Longitude: 64° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.22 meters/second, 1660.4 km/hour, 1031.7 miles/hour or 896.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.75 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.0"4.66 miwest0° 22' 46.4"26.08 misouth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 16:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 53' North
Longitude: 148° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.31 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.93 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.3"955.68 miwest0° 06' 00.9"6.90 misouth955.97 mi
24 hours11° 36' 09.9"763.98 mieast2° 48' 28.2"193.09 misouth793.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoMon 12:04 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoMon 12:04 PM560 km348 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
ManausMon 12:04 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 12:04 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreMon 12:04 PM1422 km883 miles768 nmSouth S
LimaMon 11:04 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownMon 12:04 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaMon 11:04 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboMon 1:04 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 11:04 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmWest-northwest WNW
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