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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° 40' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 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° 23' 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"951.18 miwest0° 04' 12.5"4.82 misouth951.39 mi
24 hours11° 27' 00.4"750.12 mieast2° 04' 43.4"142.96 misouth767.97 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 PM1570 km975 miles848 nmEast E
AcapulcoWed 1:02 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:02 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:02 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 1:02 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 1:02 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 1:02 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 1:02 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 1:02 PM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesWed 1:02 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth N
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