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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

UTC time = Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 6:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' North, Longitude: 102° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 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' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.2"6.08 miWest0° 23' 20.9"26.74 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' North, Longitude: 115° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.64 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.17 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.7"969.83 miWest0° 07' 07.4"8.16 miNorth969.59 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.2"795.62 miEast2° 27' 13.6"168.72 miNorth808.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:44 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast E
Acapulco *Sun 1:44 PM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 12:44 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:44 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:44 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sun 1:44 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:44 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Sun 1:44 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 12:44 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:44 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE

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