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Day and Night World Map

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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 15, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 51' South
Longitude: 75° 52' 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"1025.46 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 misouth1025.44 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 21' South
Longitude: 74° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.14 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"975.45 miwest0° 10' 53.3"12.48 misouth975.19 mi
24 hours13° 53' 04.4"938.30 mieast3° 56' 55.4"271.50 misouth969.26 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 AM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 11:48 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilMon 11:48 AM859 km533 miles464 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoMon 12:48 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
QuitoMon 11:48 AM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazMon 12:48 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmSoutheast SE
CaliMon 11:48 AM1356 km842 miles732 nmNorth N
BogotaMon 11:48 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmNorth N
SucreMon 12:48 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinMon 11:48 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N
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