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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 93° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.17 meters/second, 1663.8 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.90 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.2"5.04 miwest0° 23' 00.8"26.36 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' South, Longitude: 85° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.58 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.46 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.8"987.68 miwest0° 09' 55.6"11.37 misouth987.50 mi
24 hours12° 31' 22.2"853.63 mieast3° 42' 54.1"255.37 misouth885.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon605 km376 miles327 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:00 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:00 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 12:00 Noon1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:00 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaSat 12:00 Noon2046 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:00 Noon2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 1:00 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:00 Noon2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:00 Noon2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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