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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 Monday, September 23, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 118° 14' 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' 13.0"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.8"6.03 miwest0° 23' 21.5"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 112° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.17 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.5"957.60 miwest0° 04' 56.0"5.65 minorth957.41 mi
24 hours11° 52' 06.3"783.62 mieast1° 32' 52.5"106.47 minorth787.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 11:44 AM3016 km1874 miles1629 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Mon 2:44 PM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 2:44 PM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:44 PM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmEast E
HermosilloMon 12:44 PM3349 km2081 miles1808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 1:44 PM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorMon 1:44 PM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 1:44 PM3772 km2344 miles2036 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanMon 1:44 PM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaMon 1:44 PM3794 km2358 miles2049 nmEast-northeast ENE
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