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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 19:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 08' North, Longitude: 103° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 11.2"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.6"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.4"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 19:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' North, Longitude: 1° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.34 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.86 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.9"951.25 miwest0° 04' 12.6"4.83 misouth951.46 mi
24 hours11° 27' 00.2"750.17 mieast2° 04' 45.6"143.01 misouth768.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:02 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmEast E
AcapulcoWed 1:02 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:02 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 1:02 PM2197 km1365 miles1187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 1:02 PM2212 km1375 miles1194 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 1:02 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 1:02 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 1:02 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 1:02 PM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesWed 1:02 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
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