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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 25' South
Longitude: 112° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.10 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1035.99 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.3"4.61 miwest0° 23' 37.3"27.06 minorth27.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 28' North
Longitude: 114° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.4"1004.11 miwest0° 11' 42.6"13.41 minorth1004.19 mi
24 hours11° 31' 28.0"797.18 mieast4° 35' 13.4"315.20 minorth856.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:40 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmEast E
Easter Island *Mon 2:40 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmSouth S
AcapulcoMon 1:40 PM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityMon 1:40 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 11:40 AM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaMon 1:40 PM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 1:40 PM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaMon 1:40 PM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 1:40 PM3422 km2127 miles1848 nmNortheast NE
BelmopanMon 1:40 PM3492 km2170 miles1886 nmNortheast NE
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