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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' South, Longitude: 119° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.66 meters/second, 1665.6 km/hour, 1034.9 miles/hour or 899.3 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"1034.99 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1034.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.9"5.25 miwest0° 23' 07.7"26.49 misouth27.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' South, Longitude: 133° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.8"1004.50 miwest0° 10' 54.9"12.50 misouth1004.53 mi
24 hours11° 32' 26.1"798.01 mieast4° 20' 28.4"298.31 misouth850.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:44 AM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:44 PM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:44 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmEast E
Mexico City *Thu 2:44 PM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 9:44 AM3635 km2259 miles1963 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 1:44 PM3776 km2347 miles2039 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 12:44 PM3788 km2354 miles2045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 1:44 PM3851 km2393 miles2079 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 1:44 PM4057 km2521 miles2191 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaThu 1:44 PM4058 km2521 miles2191 nmEast-northeast ENE
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