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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 97° 55' 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"1033.82 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.1"5.04 miwest0° 23' 00.8"26.36 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 89° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.50 meters/second, 1589.4 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 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' 21.8"987.43 miwest0° 09' 54.7"11.36 misouth987.25 mi
24 hours12° 31' 49.6"853.95 mieast3° 42' 26.8"254.84 misouth885.99 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 12:20 PM1031 km640 miles557 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:20 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:20 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSat 12:20 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:20 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:20 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:20 PM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSat 12:20 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:20 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmEast-southeast ESE
Acapulco *Sat 1:20 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmNorth N
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