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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' South, Longitude: 100° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.43 meters/second, 1664.7 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"1034.40 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.15 miwest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 misouth26.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 104° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.51 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 38.8"998.69 miwest0° 10' 42.8"12.27 misouth998.61 mi
24 hours11° 58' 51.9"824.59 mieast4° 09' 07.1"285.33 misouth869.04 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 12:30 PM1264 km785 miles683 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Fri 1:30 PM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM2387 km1484 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 12:30 PM2418 km1502 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM2423 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM2478 km1539 miles1338 nmEast E
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM2526 km1569 miles1364 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:30 PM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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