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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 = Monday, October 22, 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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' South, Longitude: 110° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.79 meters/second, 1637.2 km/hour, 1017.3 miles/hour or 884.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.96 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.96 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.3"1017.22 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miSouth1017.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 01.5"2.29 miWest0° 20' 56.7"23.99 miSouth24.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 28' South, Longitude: 9° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.78 meters/second, 1568.8 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.25 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.5"974.65 miWest0° 09' 25.6"10.80 miNorth975.03 mi
24 hours11° 57' 13.2"804.18 miEast4° 01' 08.4"276.25 miNorth856.03 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 *Mon 2:06 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmSouth S
AdamstownMon 11:06 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:06 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaMon 1:06 PM3616 km2247 miles1953 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 2:06 PM3626 km2253 miles1958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 1:06 PM3631 km2256 miles1961 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 2:06 PM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmEast E
ManaguaMon 1:06 PM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 2:06 PM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseMon 1:06 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmNortheast NE

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