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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 14' South, Longitude: 87° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.19 meters/second, 1660.3 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"1031.70 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.6"4.65 miwest0° 22' 46.1"26.08 misouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' North, Longitude: 170° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.69 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.0"956.51 miwest0° 06' 09.2"7.06 misouth956.81 mi
24 hours11° 35' 57.7"764.42 mieast2° 51' 37.1"196.70 misouth794.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:36 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilMon 12:36 PM947 km588 miles511 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 12:36 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 12:36 PM1312 km815 miles708 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliMon 12:36 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:36 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 12:36 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinMon 12:36 PM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmNortheast NE
BogotaMon 12:36 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 11:36 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth N
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