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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 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' South, Longitude: 121° 29' 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' 39.1"5.35 miwest0° 23' 10.8"26.55 misouth27.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' North, Longitude: 147° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.11 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 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.1"1004.61 miwest0° 10' 36.9"12.16 misouth1004.76 mi
24 hours11° 12' 02.8"773.98 mieast4° 19' 12.3"296.84 misouth829.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:54 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 2:54 PM2875 km1786 miles1552 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 9:54 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Wed 2:54 PM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:54 PM3561 km2212 miles1923 nmEast E
HermosilloWed 12:54 PM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:54 PM3980 km2473 miles2149 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 9:54 AM4039 km2510 miles2181 nmWest W
San SalvadorWed 1:54 PM4061 km2524 miles2193 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Wed 12:54 PM4212 km2617 miles2274 nmNorth N
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