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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 21, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' North, Longitude: 89° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.2"5.19 miwest0° 23' 40.1"27.11 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' North, Longitude: 24° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.17 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.0"962.09 miwest0° 06' 09.6"7.06 misouth962.38 mi
24 hours11° 21' 23.1"752.28 mieast2° 49' 29.5"194.24 misouth782.04 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 12:02 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilThu 1:02 PM1058 km658 miles571 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:02 PM1173 km729 miles634 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:02 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:02 PM1322 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:02 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 1:02 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 12:02 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth N
Santa AnaThu 12:02 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 12:02 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmNorth N
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