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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 100° 49' 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"1032.59 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.60 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.2"5.91 miwest0° 22' 34.6"25.86 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 76° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.42 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 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' 52.1"996.31 miwest0° 10' 25.3"11.94 misouth996.19 mi
24 hours11° 52' 39.0"815.31 mieast3° 59' 46.4"274.66 misouth856.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Sat 1:40 PM1227 km762 miles663 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:40 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 12:40 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSat 12:40 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:40 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Sat 1:40 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sat 1:40 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N
Leon *Sat 1:40 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 12:40 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
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