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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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 01' North
Longitude: 118° 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' 16.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 58' North
Longitude: 100° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.40 meters/second, 1560.2 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"969.35 miwest0° 07' 02.3"8.07 minorth969.12 mi
24 hours11° 53' 51.3"795.20 mieast2° 25' 05.3"166.29 minorth807.78 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 PM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSun 11:44 AM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:44 PM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:44 PM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmEast E
HermosilloSun 12:44 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:44 PM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 1:44 PM3532 km2194 miles1907 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanSun 1:44 PM3741 km2324 miles2020 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:44 PM3744 km2326 miles2021 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 12:44 PM3755 km2333 miles2028 nmNorth N
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