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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° 38' South, Longitude: 100° 38' 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"1034.47 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.15 miwest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 misouth26.93 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° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.51 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 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' 38.7"998.75 miwest0° 10' 42.8"12.27 misouth998.67 mi
24 hours11° 58' 53.3"824.67 mieast4° 09' 06.2"285.33 misouth869.12 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 PM1293 km804 miles698 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast E
Acapulco *Fri 1:30 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 12:30 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmEast E
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM2544 km1580 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:30 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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