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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° 14' 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"1036.96 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.0"4.84 miwest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 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° 52' North, Longitude: 64° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.93 meters/second, 1576.6 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"979.45 miwest0° 08' 34.2"9.82 minorth979.22 mi
24 hours11° 26' 47.5"771.93 mieast3° 05' 25.3"212.47 minorth795.69 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 PM752 km468 miles406 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 1:34 PM1816 km1129 miles981 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:34 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:34 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:34 PM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 12:34 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:34 PM1967 km1223 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 1:34 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmEast E
TegucigalpaThu 12:34 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoThu 12:34 PM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmNorth N
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