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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, May 7, 2013 at 17:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' North, Longitude: 90° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.1"992.35 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth992.32 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.6"0.88 miwest0° 16' 13.7"18.60 minorth18.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' North, Longitude: 116° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.2"988.50 miwest0° 09' 17.5"10.64 minorth988.31 mi
24 hours11° 15' 00.0"765.18 mieast3° 26' 34.9"236.69 minorth796.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelmopanTue 11:58 AM201 km125 miles109 nmEast E
San Cristobal de las Casas *Tue 12:58 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest W
Punta GordaTue 11:58 AM221 km137 miles119 nmEast-southeast ESE
Orange Walk TownTue 11:58 AM251 km156 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
DangrigaTue 11:58 AM259 km161 miles140 nmEast E
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Tue 12:58 PM264 km164 miles143 nmWest W
GuatemalaTue 11:58 AM265 km165 miles143 nmSouth S
Belize CityTue 11:58 AM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-northeast ENE
Chetumal *Tue 12:58 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNortheast NE
EscuintlaTue 11:58 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth S
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