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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 14' South
Longitude: 111° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.57 meters/second, 1668.9 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"1037.05 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.1"4.84 miwest0° 23' 42.1"27.15 minorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 01' North
Longitude: 78° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.6"978.94 miwest0° 08' 30.1"9.74 minorth978.71 mi
24 hours11° 26' 59.0"771.75 mieast3° 03' 34.4"210.36 minorth794.96 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 1:34 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmEast E
AcapulcoThu 1:34 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 1:34 PM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 2:34 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSouth S
GuatemalaThu 1:34 PM2970 km1845 miles1603 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:34 PM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:34 PM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 11:34 AM3220 km2001 miles1738 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaThu 1:34 PM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmNortheast NE
BelmopanThu 1:34 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmNortheast NE
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