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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 24' North
Longitude: 118° 03' 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"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.86 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 45' North
Longitude: 89° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.0 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"982.32 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth982.10 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.8"806.25 mieast3° 12' 52.7"221.01 minorth831.05 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 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 11:44 AM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:44 PM3170 km1970 miles1712 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sat 2:44 PM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSat 12:44 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:44 PM3412 km2120 miles1842 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:44 PM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSat 1:44 PM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 12:44 PM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 1:44 PM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmEast-northeast ENE
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