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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 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 14' South, Longitude: 111° 14' 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"1036.98 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.1"4.84 miwest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 minorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' North, Longitude: 78° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.7 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"978.88 miwest0° 08' 30.1"9.74 minorth978.65 mi
24 hours11° 26' 58.8"771.70 mieast3° 03' 36.5"210.39 minorth794.92 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 PM2412 km1498 miles1302 nmEast E
AcapulcoThu 1:34 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 1:34 PM2736 km1700 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 2:34 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmSouth S
GuatemalaThu 1:34 PM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:34 PM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:34 PM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 1:34 PM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 11:34 AM3238 km2012 miles1748 nmSouthwest SW
BelmopanThu 1:34 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmNortheast NE
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