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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

UTC time = Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 7:06:00 PM.

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

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

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 110° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.89 meters/second, 1641.2 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1019.68 miWest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 miSouth1019.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.3"2.67 miWest0° 21' 17.1"24.38 miSouth24.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 35° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.83 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.0"941.12 miWest0° 05' 02.4"5.78 miNorth941.38 mi
24 hours13° 27' 58.2"878.68 miEast2° 31' 32.6"173.71 miNorth902.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 2:06 PM1818 km1129 miles981 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:06 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSat 11:06 AM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaSat 1:06 PM3549 km2206 miles1917 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 2:06 PM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 1:06 PM3566 km2216 miles1926 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:06 PM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 1:06 PM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 1:06 PM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 2:06 PM3705 km2302 miles2001 nmEast-northeast ENE

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