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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' South, Longitude: 118° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.08 meters/second, 1667.1 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.9"1035.87 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1035.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 44.0"5.45 miwest0° 23' 13.4"26.60 misouth27.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' North, Longitude: 155° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 39.2"998.97 miwest0° 09' 52.2"11.30 misouth999.20 mi
24 hours10° 59' 39.4"755.15 mieast4° 06' 12.8"281.97 misouth808.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 11:44 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Tue 2:44 PM2792 km1735 miles1508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:44 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmEast E
Mexico City *Tue 2:44 PM3312 km2058 miles1789 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaTue 1:44 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 12:44 PM3694 km2295 miles1995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 9:44 AM3717 km2310 miles2007 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorTue 1:44 PM3765 km2339 miles2033 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaTue 1:44 PM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaTue 1:44 PM3976 km2471 miles2147 nmEast-northeast ENE
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