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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 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
CobijaSun 12:48 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 11:48 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSun 12:48 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 11:48 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSun 12:48 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 11:48 AM1317 km819 miles711 nmNorth N
BogotaSun 11:48 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmNorth N
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