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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 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' South, Longitude: 94° 22' 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"1025.41 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 misouth1025.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.7"3.57 miwest0° 22' 01.4"25.23 misouth25.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 92° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.72 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.24 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.7"974.52 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.37 misouth974.25 mi
24 hours13° 55' 01.0"939.68 mieast3° 54' 06.7"268.28 misouth969.65 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 12:02 PM1027 km638 miles554 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilMon 1:02 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaMon 1:02 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 1:02 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 12:02 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 12:02 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 12:02 PM2560 km1590 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 1:02 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSouthwest SW
PanamaMon 1:02 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 12:02 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth N
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