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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 99° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 456.43 meters/second, 1643.1 kilometres/hour, 1021.0 miles/hour or 887.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1020.91 miWest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 miSouth1020.88 mi
24 hours0° 02' 31.2"2.86 miWest0° 21' 26.9"24.57 miSouth24.74 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 39° 18' West

The ground speed is currently 416.35 meters/second, 1498.9 kilometres/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.8"931.06 miWest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 miNorth931.16 mi
24 hours14° 11' 38.6"917.94 miEast1° 20' 18.8"92.08 miNorth926.50 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:24 PM1535 km954 miles829 nm NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:24 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nm SSW
GuayaquilFri 1:24 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nm ENE
LimaFri 1:24 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nm E
QuitoFri 1:24 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nm ENE
San JoseFri 12:24 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nm NE
ManaguaFri 12:24 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nm NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:24 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nm NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:24 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nm NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:24 PM3036 km1887 miles1640 nm NNE