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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 103° 08' 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' 28.7"5.15 miwest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 misouth26.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' South, Longitude: 106° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.48 meters/second, 1607.3 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' 38.3"998.69 miwest0° 10' 42.5"12.27 misouth998.61 mi
24 hours11° 59' 06.2"824.88 mieast4° 08' 58.3"285.18 misouth869.25 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 12:40 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Fri 1:40 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilFri 1:40 PM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Fri 1:40 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmNortheast NE
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