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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 4:48:00 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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 51' South, Longitude: 75° 35' 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"1025.39 miWest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 miSouth1025.37 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.2"3.58 miWest0° 22' 01.8"25.23 miSouth25.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 74° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.15 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 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' 03.9"975.40 miWest0° 10' 53.4"12.48 miSouth975.14 mi
24 hours13° 53' 02.5"938.22 miEast3° 56' 58.0"271.53 miSouth969.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaMon 11:48 AM126 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 11:48 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 11:48 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
LojaMon 11:48 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaMon 12:48 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 12:48 PM862 km535 miles465 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 11:48 AM875 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 11:48 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoMon 11:48 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazMon 12:48 PM1171 km728 miles633 nmSoutheast SE

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