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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 02' North
Longitude: 103° 08' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 51' North
Longitude: 115° 25' 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"969.88 miwest0° 07' 07.4"8.16 minorth969.65 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.2"795.67 mieast2° 27' 11.2"168.69 minorth808.70 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 PM1510 km938 miles816 nmEast E
Acapulco *Sun 1:44 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 12:44 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:44 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:44 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sun 1:44 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 1:44 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 12:44 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 12:44 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:44 PM2378 km1477 miles1284 nmEast-northeast ENE
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