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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 95° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.37 meters/second, 1639.3 km/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.6"1018.52 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1018.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.8"2.49 miwest0° 21' 07.5"24.20 misouth24.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 7° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.56 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.6"956.21 miwest0° 07' 29.3"8.58 minorth956.56 mi
24 hours12° 42' 42.6"840.97 mieast3° 22' 39.3"232.23 minorth879.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:06 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSun 1:06 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 1:06 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast E
QuitoSun 1:06 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sun 1:06 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseSun 12:06 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:06 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:06 PM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 1:06 PM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 12:06 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNorth N
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