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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 98° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.59 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.58 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.60 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.2"5.91 miwest0° 22' 34.6"25.86 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 06' South, Longitude: 73° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.45 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.6"996.38 miwest0° 10' 25.6"11.94 misouth996.26 mi
24 hours11° 52' 26.8"815.13 mieast3° 59' 56.4"274.85 misouth856.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmSoutheast SE
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSat 12:30 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM1499 km932 miles810 nmEast-northeast ENE
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM1499 km932 miles810 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:30 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast-northeast ENE
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