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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

UTC time = Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 6:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' South, Longitude: 103° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.89 meters/second, 1666.4 km/hour, 1035.5 miles/hour or 899.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.6"1035.44 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1035.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 39.4"5.36 miWest0° 23' 10.9"26.55 miSouth27.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 130° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.6"1004.39 miWest0° 10' 35.3"12.13 miSouth1004.54 mi
24 hours11° 11' 14.5"772.87 miEast4° 18' 49.4"296.39 miSouth828.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:44 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Wed 1:44 PM2330 km1447 miles1258 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 12:44 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:44 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:44 PM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 1:44 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Wed 1:44 PM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilWed 1:44 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:44 PM2656 km1651 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 12:44 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNortheast NE

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