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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 110° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 455.34 meters/second, 1639.2 kilometres/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 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"16.98 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.6"1018.47 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miSouth1018.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.4"2.48 miWest0° 21' 07.1"24.19 miSouth24.32 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 21° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 427.88 meters/second, 1540.4 kilometres/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 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' 27.2"15.95 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.5"956.93 miWest0° 07' 34.7"8.69 miNorth957.29 mi
24 hours12° 40' 46.3"839.38 miEast3° 24' 31.8"234.37 miNorth878.26 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 *Sun 2:06 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nm S
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nm ENE
AdamstownSun 11:06 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nm SW
GuatemalaSun 1:06 PM3583 km2226 miles1935 nm NE
Mexico City *Sun 2:06 PM3588 km2230 miles1937 nm NNE
San SalvadorSun 1:06 PM3599 km2236 miles1943 nm NE
LimaSun 2:06 PM3635 km2259 miles1963 nm E
ManaguaSun 1:06 PM3699 km2298 miles1997 nm NE
QuitoSun 2:06 PM3721 km2312 miles2009 nm ENE
San JoseSun 1:06 PM3721 km2312 miles2009 nm NE