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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 01' South
Longitude: 103° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.16 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' 23.0"5.04 miwest0° 23' 00.7"26.36 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 56' South
Longitude: 94° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.41 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 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' 20.6"987.30 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 misouth987.12 mi
24 hours12° 32' 20.2"854.44 mieast3° 41' 55.9"254.27 misouth886.27 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 12:40 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Sat 1:40 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Sat 1:40 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuatemalaSat 12:40 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:40 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 12:40 PM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:40 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:40 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
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