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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, December 10, 2012 at 5:26:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 83° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.08 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"954.94 miWest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miSouth954.93 mi
24 hours0° 06' 56.8"7.38 miEast0° 04' 46.0"5.47 miSouth9.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 38' South, Longitude: 122° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.13 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.8"955.15 miWest0° 08' 13.3"9.42 miSouth954.86 mi
24 hours14° 32' 00.4"963.28 miEast2° 44' 39.8"188.74 miSouth974.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 12:26 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Mon 2:26 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 1:26 PM1736 km1078 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 1:26 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 2:26 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoMon 1:26 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 12:26 PM2326 km1446 miles1256 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:26 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoMon 12:26 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Mon 2:26 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmEast E

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