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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 102° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.67 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"1034.94 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1034.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 34.1"5.25 miwest0° 23' 07.9"26.49 misouth27.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 26' South, Longitude: 118° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 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' 31.6"16.74 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.1"1004.57 miwest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 misouth1004.61 mi
24 hours11° 31' 20.0"796.76 mieast4° 20' 41.6"298.54 misouth849.43 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 12:40 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Thu 1:40 PM2354 km1462 miles1271 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 12:40 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:40 PM2487 km1546 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 1:40 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmEast E
ManaguaThu 12:40 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:40 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:40 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Thu 1:40 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 12:40 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
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