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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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' South, Longitude: 85° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.10 meters/second, 1631.1 km/hour, 1013.5 miles/hour or 880.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.89 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1013.48 miwest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 misouth1013.45 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.6"1.70 miwest0° 20' 23.9"23.37 misouth23.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' South, Longitude: 49° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.84 meters/second, 1619.4 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.9"1006.26 miwest0° 11' 19.2"12.96 minorth1006.36 mi
24 hours10° 46' 01.6"744.74 mieast4° 28' 43.3"307.74 minorth805.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:24 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:24 PM1273 km791 miles688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:24 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:24 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 1:24 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:24 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast E
BogotaThu 12:24 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 1:24 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaThu 12:24 PM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 11:24 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmNorth N
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