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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 51' South
Longitude: 103° 59' 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"1035.51 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 39.4"5.36 miwest0° 23' 10.9"26.55 misouth27.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 52' North
Longitude: 130° 38' 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"1004.47 miwest0° 10' 35.3"12.13 misouth1004.62 mi
24 hours11° 11' 15.2"772.94 mieast4° 18' 49.8"296.42 misouth828.51 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 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Wed 1:44 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 12:44 PM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:44 PM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 1:44 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Wed 1:44 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManaguaWed 12:44 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:44 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 12:44 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:44 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmEast E
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