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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 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 of the movement is currently 456.43 meters/second, 1643.1 km/hour, 1021.0 miles/hour or 887.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 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 of the movement is currently 416.35 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:24 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:24 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilFri 1:24 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:24 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:24 PM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 12:24 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:24 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:24 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:24 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:24 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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