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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' South, Longitude: 90° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.40 meters/second, 1650.2 km/hour, 1025.4 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"1025.42 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 misouth1025.40 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.8"3.57 miwest0° 22' 01.5"25.23 misouth25.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 88° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.80 meters/second, 1568.9 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.6"974.69 miwest0° 10' 48.6"12.39 misouth974.43 mi
24 hours13° 54' 38.9"939.42 mieast3° 54' 38.9"268.89 misouth969.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:48 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 12:48 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 12:48 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 12:48 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:48 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 12:48 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 11:48 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaMon 12:48 PM2386 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 11:48 AM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoMon 1:48 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmEast E
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