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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 00' South
Longitude: 95° 42' 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"1033.89 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.88 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 51' South
Longitude: 87° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.54 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 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' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.2"987.59 miwest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 misouth987.40 mi
24 hours12° 31' 36.7"853.83 mieast3° 42' 39.5"255.10 misouth885.95 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 12:10 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:10 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:10 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 12:10 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:10 PM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:10 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:10 PM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSat 12:10 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 12:10 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 1:10 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE
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