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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 16' South, Longitude: 94° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.4"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 4° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"943.72 miwest0° 01' 58.8"2.27 misouth943.82 mi
24 hours11° 33' 10.1"751.11 mieast1° 12' 46.2"83.43 misouth758.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:26 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
San JoseTue 12:26 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:26 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:26 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilTue 1:26 PM1679 km1044 miles907 nmEast E
Santa AnaTue 12:26 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:26 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 12:26 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoTue 1:26 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmEast E
AcapulcoTue 12:26 PM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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