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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 52' South
Longitude: 118° 59' 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"1035.49 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.48 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 42' North
Longitude: 145° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 meters/second, 1616.8 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' 18.2"1004.59 miwest0° 10' 36.8"12.15 misouth1004.74 mi
24 hours11° 11' 55.8"773.83 mieast4° 19' 09.1"296.79 misouth829.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:44 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 2:44 PM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:44 PM3284 km2040 miles1773 nmEast E
Mexico City *Wed 2:44 PM3371 km2094 miles1820 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 9:44 AM3662 km2276 miles1977 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloWed 12:44 PM3744 km2327 miles2022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:44 PM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:44 PM3821 km2374 miles2063 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:44 PM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 1:44 PM4031 km2505 miles2177 nmEast-northeast ENE
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