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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, March 14, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 15' South, Longitude: 96° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.57 meters/second, 1668.8 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1037.04 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.0"4.84 miwest0° 23' 42.1"27.15 minorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 64° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.93 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.0"979.51 miwest0° 08' 34.2"9.82 minorth979.28 mi
24 hours11° 26' 47.7"771.98 mieast3° 05' 23.2"212.44 minorth795.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:34 PM783 km487 miles423 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:34 PM1847 km1148 miles998 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:34 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:34 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 12:34 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:34 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 12:34 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 1:34 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmEast E
TegucigalpaThu 12:34 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 12:34 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth N
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