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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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 97° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.35 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.37 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.6"3.50 miwest0° 22' 55.2"26.25 minorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 127° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.68 meters/second, 1568.5 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.6"974.43 miwest0° 09' 24.3"10.78 misouth974.18 mi
24 hours13° 01' 31.7"877.29 mieast3° 22' 58.1"232.60 misouth901.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:40 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:40 PM2001 km1244 miles1081 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:40 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:40 PM2275 km1414 miles1229 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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