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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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 43' North
Longitude: 90° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.86 meters/second, 1641.1 km/hour, 1019.7 miles/hour or 886.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.70 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.67 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.4"3.78 miwest0° 20' 53.8"23.94 minorth24.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 25' North
Longitude: 6° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.83 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"959.09 miwest0° 05' 24.9"6.21 misouth959.35 mi
24 hours11° 13' 30.9"741.06 mieast2° 31' 24.8"173.54 misouth765.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San SalvadorWed 12:02 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaWed 12:02 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaWed 12:02 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
San MiguelWed 12:02 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 12:02 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 12:02 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaWed 12:02 PM543 km338 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 12:02 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
MatagalpaWed 12:02 PM596 km370 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
CholomaWed 12:02 PM629 km391 miles339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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