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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 39' South, Longitude: 118° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.42 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"1034.45 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.5"5.14 miwest0° 23' 04.3"26.43 misouth26.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' South, Longitude: 121° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.32 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.3"998.32 miwest0° 10' 41.3"12.24 misouth998.23 mi
24 hours12° 00' 23.9"826.10 mieast4° 08' 09.6"284.25 misouth870.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 11:40 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 2:40 PM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:40 PM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmEast E
Mexico City *Fri 2:40 PM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 9:40 AM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaFri 1:40 PM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:40 PM3786 km2353 miles2044 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 12:40 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 1:40 PM3986 km2477 miles2153 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 1:40 PM3992 km2480 miles2155 nmEast-northeast ENE
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