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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 01' South
Longitude: 105° 42' 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 misouth1033.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.0"5.03 miwest0° 23' 00.7"26.36 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 57' South
Longitude: 97° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.37 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 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' 20.0"987.21 miwest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 misouth987.02 mi
24 hours12° 32' 34.6"854.64 mieast3° 41' 41.4"253.99 misouth886.38 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 12:50 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 1:50 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmSouth S
Acapulco *Sat 1:50 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:50 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:50 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:50 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:50 PM2870 km1783 miles1549 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:50 PM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 12:50 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:50 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmEast E
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