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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 13' South, Longitude: 75° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.96 meters/second, 1648.6 km/hour, 1024.4 miles/hour or 890.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.07 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.07 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1024.34 miwest0° 00' 54.9"1.05 misouth1024.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.5"3.40 miwest0° 21' 53.8"25.08 misouth25.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' South, Longitude: 60° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.79 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.95 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.2"956.66 miwest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 misouth956.36 mi
24 hours14° 26' 30.8"958.90 mieast2° 52' 47.2"198.05 misouth971.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaTue 11:48 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNortheast NE
LimaTue 11:48 AM350 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:48 AM553 km344 miles299 nmSoutheast SE
LojaTue 11:48 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaTue 12:48 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoTue 12:48 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 11:48 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 11:48 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazTue 12:48 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSoutheast SE
CaliTue 11:48 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth N
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