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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 Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 116° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.88 meters/second, 1666.4 km/hour, 1035.4 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"1035.42 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.41 mi
24 hours0° 04' 39.2"5.35 miwest0° 23' 10.8"26.55 misouth27.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 44' North, Longitude: 142° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 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' 18.4"1004.50 miwest0° 10' 36.5"12.15 misouth1004.65 mi
24 hours11° 11' 48.2"773.61 mieast4° 19' 05.6"296.70 misouth829.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Wed 2:34 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownWed 11:34 AM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:34 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmEast E
Mexico City *Wed 2:34 PM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 1:34 PM3492 km2170 miles1886 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:34 PM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 12:34 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 1:34 PM3757 km2334 miles2029 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:34 PM3764 km2339 miles2033 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanWed 1:34 PM3813 km2369 miles2059 nmNortheast NE
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