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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 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 is currently 455.89 meters/second, 1641.2 kilometres/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 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"17.00 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 is currently 420.83 meters/second, 1515.0 kilometres/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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