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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 14, 2012 at 4:48:00 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 14, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 75° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.87 meters/second, 1651.9 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1026.40 miWest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 miSouth1026.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.8"3.74 miWest0° 22' 09.3"25.38 miSouth25.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 40' South, Longitude: 87° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.27 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.52 miWest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.7"991.37 miWest0° 12' 14.0"14.01 miSouth991.23 mi
24 hours13° 13' 48.1"906.95 miEast4° 40' 04.1"320.81 miSouth956.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSun 11:48 AM109 km68 miles59 nmEast E
LimaSun 11:48 AM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:48 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LojaSun 11:48 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSun 12:48 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 11:48 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 12:48 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 11:48 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoSun 11:48 AM986 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSun 12:48 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmSoutheast SE

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