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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 = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 4:38:00 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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 16:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' South, Longitude: 73° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.42 meters/second, 1650.3 km/hour, 1025.5 miles/hour or 891.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1025.40 miWest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 miSouth1025.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.3"3.58 miWest0° 22' 01.8"25.23 miSouth25.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 16:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' South, Longitude: 71° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.20 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.26 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.6"975.52 miWest0° 10' 54.2"12.49 miSouth975.26 mi
24 hours13° 52' 46.8"938.03 miEast3° 57' 20.5"271.96 miSouth969.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cruzeiro do SulMon 12:38 PM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PucallpaMon 11:38 AM168 km104 miles91 nmWest-northwest WNW
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 11:38 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
CobijaMon 12:38 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaMon 11:38 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoMon 12:38 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
RiberaltaMon 12:38 PM807 km501 miles436 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaMon 11:38 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
La PazMon 12:38 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilMon 11:38 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmNorthwest NW

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