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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 117° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.0"6.11 miwest0° 23' 20.1"26.72 misouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 45' North, Longitude: 89° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.7"982.26 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth982.05 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.8"806.21 mieast3° 12' 54.9"221.03 minorth831.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico City *Sat 2:44 PM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 11:44 AM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:44 PM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sat 2:44 PM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSat 12:44 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:44 PM3385 km2103 miles1828 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:44 PM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSat 1:44 PM3683 km2289 miles1989 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 1:44 PM3688 km2292 miles1991 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 12:44 PM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmNorth N
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