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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' South, Longitude: 93° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.43 meters/second, 1664.8 km/hour, 1034.4 miles/hour or 898.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.49 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.47 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.15 miwest0° 23' 04.6"26.43 misouth26.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' South, Longitude: 97° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.2"998.94 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 misouth998.86 mi
24 hours11° 58' 14.7"824.06 mieast4° 09' 29.8"285.78 misouth868.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:00 Noon568 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:00 PM1494 km928 miles806 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:00 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 12:00 Noon1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:00 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaFri 12:00 Noon2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:00 Noon2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:00 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:00 Noon2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 12:00 Noon2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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