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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 01' South
Longitude: 100° 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"1033.88 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.1"5.04 miwest0° 23' 00.7"26.36 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 54' South
Longitude: 92° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.45 meters/second, 1589.2 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 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' 21.1"987.40 miwest0° 09' 54.3"11.35 misouth987.21 mi
24 hours12° 32' 05.6"854.24 mieast3° 42' 10.5"254.55 misouth886.17 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 12:30 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilSat 1:30 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmEast E
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 12:30 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:30 PM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 1:30 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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