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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: 100° 04' 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"1020.98 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 misouth1020.95 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° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.35 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 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' 49.9"931.13 miwest0° 01' 47.0"2.04 minorth931.23 mi
24 hours14° 11' 36.8"917.97 mieast1° 20' 22.5"92.16 minorth926.55 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 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:24 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilFri 1:24 PM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:24 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:24 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 12:24 PM2854 km1774 miles1541 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:24 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:24 PM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:24 PM2951 km1834 miles1594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:24 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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