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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 Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 100° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.89 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1033.26 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.27 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.8"5.96 miwest0° 22' 40.0"25.96 misouth26.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 64° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.87 meters/second, 1583.5 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 29' 38.9"983.84 miwest0° 09' 25.1"10.79 misouth983.64 mi
24 hours12° 24' 20.3"842.10 mieast3° 28' 49.8"239.27 misouth870.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Sun 1:40 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSun 12:40 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:40 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSun 12:40 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:40 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Sun 1:40 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 1:40 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
Leon *Sun 1:40 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 12:40 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
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