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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 22, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 117° 52' 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' 16.1"6.07 miwest0° 23' 20.9"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' North, Longitude: 101° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.40 meters/second, 1560.3 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"969.29 miwest0° 07' 02.4"8.07 minorth969.06 mi
24 hours11° 53' 51.4"795.15 mieast2° 25' 07.7"166.32 minorth807.74 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 *Sun 2:44 PM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSun 11:44 AM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:44 PM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:44 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmEast E
HermosilloSun 12:44 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:44 PM3414 km2121 miles1844 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 1:44 PM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSun 1:44 PM3714 km2308 miles2006 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:44 PM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 1:44 PM3740 km2324 miles2019 nmEast-northeast ENE
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