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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 Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' South, Longitude: 90° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.68 meters/second, 1665.6 km/hour, 1035.0 miles/hour or 899.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1035.03 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1035.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.3"5.26 miwest0° 23' 08.0"26.50 misouth27.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 17' South, Longitude: 106° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"1004.73 miwest0° 10' 54.5"12.49 misouth1004.77 mi
24 hours11° 30' 31.1"795.92 mieast4° 20' 50.4"298.73 misouth848.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:50 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilThu 12:50 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:50 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 12:50 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 11:50 AM1723 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliThu 12:50 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaThu 11:50 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 12:50 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 11:50 AM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 11:50 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth N
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