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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 103° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.59 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.6 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"1032.52 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.54 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.2"5.91 miwest0° 22' 34.7"25.86 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' South, Longitude: 78° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.39 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 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"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"996.17 miwest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 misouth996.06 mi
24 hours11° 52' 49.8"815.41 mieast3° 59' 37.6"274.48 misouth856.37 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 1:50 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sat 1:50 PM1567 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sat 1:50 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 1:50 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:50 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 12:50 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Sat 1:50 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSat 12:50 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 12:50 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Sat 1:50 PM1779 km1105 miles961 nmNorth N
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