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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: 96° 56' 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"1029.28 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.30 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.6"3.50 miwest0° 22' 55.2"26.25 minorth26.48 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: 128° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.69 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"974.38 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 misouth974.12 mi
24 hours13° 01' 30.1"877.21 mieast3° 23' 00.4"232.63 misouth901.16 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 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:40 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:40 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:40 PM2246 km1395 miles1212 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM2381 km1479 miles1285 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM2597 km1614 miles1403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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