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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 50' South
Longitude: 111° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.69 meters/second, 1669.3 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1037.30 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.31 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.5"4.91 miwest0° 23' 43.0"27.16 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 05' North
Longitude: 67° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.59 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.1"965.27 miwest0° 06' 40.4"7.65 minorth965.03 mi
24 hours11° 31' 59.0"766.70 mieast2° 16' 58.9"157.01 minorth778.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoFri 1:34 PM2431 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:34 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmEast E
GuadalajaraFri 1:34 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 1:34 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 2:34 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmSouth S
GuatemalaFri 1:34 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:34 PM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:34 PM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 1:34 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 11:34 AM3250 km2020 miles1755 nmSouthwest SW
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